Universität Wien FIND

290126 VO Scientific Progress in Natural Hazards and Disaster Management (2019W)

OeRISK Lecture Series

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Moodle; Tu 17.12. 16:45-18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß

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Details

Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first exam will take place on 28 January 2020. There will probably be no lecture on 21 January 2020 - this date will be reserved as a backup in case that one of the earlier lessons would have to be cancelled.

Tuesday 01.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 08.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 15.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 22.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 29.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 05.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 12.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 19.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 26.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 03.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 10.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 07.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 14.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 21.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 28.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The participants will obtain a well-founded overview of the current questions, results, and challenges in the international research on natural hazards and georisks. Even though the course is a lecture in principle, it will be attempted to convey the content as much as possible in an interactive way through methods such as role plays, group exercises and activity games during the lessons.

The programme of the course:

Lesson Date Topic
1 01.10.2019 Introduction to natural hazards and risks
2 08.10.2019 Earthquake hazards and risks
3 15.10.2019 Volcanic hazards and risks I
4 22.10.2019 Volcanic hazards and risks II
5 29.10.2019 Landslide hazards and risks I
6 05.11.2019 Landslide hazards and risks II
7 12.11.2019 Flood hazards and risks
8 19.11.2019 Glacial hazards and risks
9 26.11.2019 Multi-hazards and risks
10 03.12.2019 Cascading effects
11 10.12.2019 Analysis of natural hazards and risks I
12 17.12.2019 Analysis of natural hazards and risks II
13 07.01.2020 Extreme events and disasters
14 14.01.2020 Specific topics suggested by the participants
15 21.01.2020 No lecture (backup lesson)
16 28.01.2020 Exam (first date)

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam. The first exam will take place in the last lesson on 28 January 2019. Further exam dates will be organized according to the need.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Knowledge of more than 50% of the subject matter of the exam, which yields a maximum of 20 points:

20.0-18.0 points: 1
17.5-15.5 points: 2
15.0-13.0 points: 3
12.5-10.5 points: 4
10.0-00.0 points: 5

Examination topics

Subject matter of the entire lecture

Reading list

Will be announced during the lecture

Association in the course directory

(MG-S1-NPI) (MG-W1-NPI) (L2-a-zLV) (MA UF GW 02-2)

Last modified: Th 26.09.2019 16:08