871324 Mountain hazard processes

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Scheidl, Christian , Kaitna, Roland
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Overview of "Mountain hazard processes", including landslides, debris flows, floods and bedload transport in steep channels, snow and rock avalanches, and rock fall.
Selected qualitative and quantitative methods for an engineering hazard assessment in alpine regions.

Previous knowledge expected

Knowledge of physics, geomorphology, hydraulics, soil mechanics

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Identification and basic understanding of hazard processes in alpine regions
The students will learn to apply methods for hazard assessment
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