855323 Spatial planning in alpine areas

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Weiß, Gerhard , Seher, Walter
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Spatial circumstances and development trends in mountain areas
Policies for mountain areas
Defining alpine areas, cultural aspects
Concepts of spatial planning policy
Policies of mountain forests and natural hazards
Spatial planning and natural hazards
- Integration of natural hazards into spatial planning instruments
- Regional approaches in risk management
- Dealing with residual risks and climate change related uncertainties in spatial planning

Previous knowledge expected

Basic knowledge in spatial planning

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students
- know about spatial and socio-cultural circumstances of mountain areas and their impacts on land use and spatial planning
- know about concepts and instruments of spatial planning suitable for solving land use conflicts in mountain areas
- understand the interaction between hazard mapping and spatial planning
- know about options of spatial planning in natural hazard management and are able to reflect relating problems
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