cod. 1005875

Academic year 2016/17
1° year of course - First semester
CHELLI Alessandro
Academic discipline
Geografia fisica e geomorfologia (GEO/04)
Discipline geomorfologiche e geologiche applicative
Type of training activity
60 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

Students will learn the fundamental concepts to use geomorphologic map as territorial information source for hazards evaluation and risk management.
During the course, the student will learn the main geomorphologic hazards and risks of the Alps, Apennines and Po Plain.


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Course unit content

The general concepts on hydrologic, geologic and geomorphologic hazards and related risk management will be the matter of the first part of the course.
In the second part of the course, the main geomorphologic hazards will be illustrate also through the description of case studies.

Full programme

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Teaching methods

Lesson, laboratory, field trip

Assessment methods and criteria

oral and applied test

Other information

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