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GE488 Natural Hazards

Emneplan for studieåret 2021/2022

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The course provides the students with insights into different kinds of natural hazards. Focus is laid on landslides, floods and wildfires and their impact on inhabited environments and infrastructure. Examples of specific hazardous events and the processes involved are investigated during practical exercises. An important part of the training aims to enable the students to recognize and understand the potential danger of natural hazards and assess their risk. This training allows the students to evaluate the need for mitigation measures and the potential in risk reduction for different types of measures.