INTEGRATED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

Second cycle degree in FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2017)

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: PAOLO TAROLLI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: None
Examination methods: Drafting of a technical report that must include the main topics illustrated during the labs.
Oral examination about the main theoretical concepts and the report as well.
Course unit contents: 1. <Introduction>
- Human-landscape interactions in the "Anthropocene"
- Discussion
2.<Remote sensing for understanding Earth surface processes>
- Digital elevation models
- Digital terrain analysis
- Discussion & GIS lab
3. <Flood hazard and risk>
- Landuse change vs. climate change
- Landuse change and runoff in mountain areas
- Landuse change and runoff in floodplains
- Discussion & GIS lab
4. <Landslide hazard and risk>
- Landslide processes analysis
- Discussion & GIS lab
5. <Risk perception and social vulnerability>
- Case studies
- Discussion & GIS lab