856320 Road planning and environmental protection
- Lecture and exercise
- Semester hours
- Lecturer (assistant)
- Horn, Laura , Meschik, Michael , Gühnemann, Astrid
- Offered in
- Wintersemester 2019/20
- Languages of instruction
Introduction: interactions between roads and the environment; terms and definitions
The energy and emission balances of different road vehicles
Pollutants: different kinds of -, threshold safety levels
Emissions by land traffic etc.
Acoustics, traffic noise and vibrations
Separation of habitats
Environmental Impact Assessment
Evaluation tools for decision-making
Exercises to work on some of the topics in more practical details.
- Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)
The lecture aims to teach students the skills they need to be able to evaluate the environmental impacts of road traffic and road construction. The seminar part provides basic knowledge required for environmentally-friendly road planning and environmental impact assessments
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.