874105 Soil bioengineering

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Stangl, Rosemarie
Offered in
Wintersemester 2020/21
Languages of instruction


- biological and technological properties of plants and their suitability for soil bioengineering measures

- Riparian forest and rivers: Impact of riverine vegetation, hydraulics and riverine vegetation

- soil bioengineering construction method, longitudinal and transverse structures, revitalisation of degraded rivers

- soil bioengineering construction methods for slope reinforcement, superficial surface protection, drainages, measures against 10-20 and 30-200 cm deep-seated slope instabilities

- soil bioengineering methods for gully erosion protection

- soil bioengineering methods for shallow landslide prevention

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The subject of soil-bioengineering describes the technique and use of plants for measures to stabilise riverbanks, slopes and gullies. The aim of the course is to develop a practical understanding of many applications of soil-bioengineering methods and to learn their limits.
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