WHAT ARE GEOHAZARDS

Jun 28th, 2015
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A geohazard is any natural hazard that is caused by the Earth, for example volcanoes, earthquakes, floods, tsunamis and cyclones. These and other geohazards can cause great loss of life and damage to property when they occur so governments are always looking for ways of reducing the impacts of geohazards.

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CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONSTUDENTS INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE SCHEME (SIWES)1.0AN OVERVIEWThe Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) is a training programme approved as minimum academic standard in the various degree programmes in Nigerian universities. It serves to bridge the gap existing between theoretical work and the actual practice of the various degree programmes in Nigerian tertiary institutions. It also aims at exposing students to basic laboratory skills acquiring essential techniques and general experience.1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHEME1. To expose students to work methods and techniques in handling equipment and machineries that may not be available in schools laboratory.2. To provide an avenue for students to acquire both individual skills and experience in their course of study. It makes the transition from school to the world of labour market easier and enhances students contact for latter job placement.3. It enlists and strengthens the employers involvement in the entire educational process of preparing the participating students for employment in industries. 1.2COMPANY PROFILENIGERIA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY AGENCY (NGSA)VISION: To become a proactive, open, flexible and knowledge organization working actively with partners in providing geosciences information and knowledge for wealth creation, infrastructure and sustainable development and to re-engage as the ultimate referral point for geosciences information in Nigeria.MISSION: An open

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