Management of natural hazards

Course Information
TitleΔιαχείριση φυσικών κινδύνων / Management of natural hazards
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600001542

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
1. ΠΠΒΑΒ13Ilias Bakasis, Margaritis Vafeiadis
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
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.
Course Content (Syllabus)
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.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment120.5
Written assigments120.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
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