The course gives a general idea of natural hazards in mountainous areas, risk, vulnerability, hazard and exposure with examples from the Alps and the Himalayas. In addition, the course describes mass movement types, characterization, and processes including rock fall, rock sliding, landslides and debris flow. The course also describes the causes, sources, transportation, and deposition of mass movements with examples from the Alps and the Himalayas. Flood types, parameters, triggering, and characteristics are dealt in detail in the course. Floods, process, types, and triggering are also the focus of the course. The course provides a hands-on mapping of natural hazards in mountainous areas and modeling flood events.
NATURAL HAZARDS IN MOUNTAIN AREAS summary 2014
Summary NATURAL HAZARDS IN MOUNTAIN AREAS level 2
Debris Flows Floods level2
Mountain hazards 2014
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