The provision of the suitable theoretical and practical
background for the management of natural hazards in the context of the
minim zation of their impacts. The term management refers to the
formulation and application of models of spatial and time forecast to
the assessment of the socio-economic impacts (risk), to the observation
and updating, to the creation of confrontation infrastructures and to
the adjustment of planning for development.
After successfully attending the course the postgraduate
student should be capable of:
Applying methods and techniques for the prevention or
minimization of disasters caused by natural hazards based on the
standard registration of the E.U. with emphasis on phenomena connected
with water and soil instability.
Being aware of the available specification
methodologies of the hazardous areas against natural hazards with
emphasis on the application of expert systems, neuronic systems etc.
Having familiarized himself with techniques for the
management of spatial data in a G.I.S. environment and with other