871347 Hazards due to mass movements - rockfall

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Brauner, Michael
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Process basics
process mapping and interpretation
process simulation
design of rock fall protection measures
effect of shelter forests

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

knowledge gained:
rockfall process recognition
suitable protection methods and protection measures

skills learned:
rockfall process mapping
process simulation - implementation and evaluation
hazard survey and hazard evaluation
technical protection measure design

competence acquired:
Rockfall - hazard and risk assessment
Rockfall - protection concept design
Implementation of the entire planning process of technical protection measures
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.