Curriculum

Management of Natural Hazards

Title Management of Natural Hazards
Code
EPSD.13
Category
Elective
Semester
Spring
Instructors
Vafiadis M., Bakasis I.

Aim

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.

Objectives

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 relevant software.

 




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