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General information:
Name:
Geological hazards
Course of study:
2015/2016
Code:
BTR-1-605-s
Faculty of:
Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection
Study level:
First-cycle studies
Specialty:
-
Field of study:
Tourism and Recreation
Semester:
6
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr inż. Krobicki Michał (krobicki@geol.agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr hab. inż. Golonka Jan (jan_golonka@yahoo.com)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Knowledge
M_W001 Describes geological hazards and disasters explain relationship between geological hazard and geotourism TR1A_W03, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W002 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to volcanoes, volcanoe hazards, miigation and protection TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W003 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to earthquakes, earthquake hazards, mitigation and protection TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W004 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to subsidence and collapse, subsidence hazards, mitigation and protection TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W005 Describes karst as geological hazard TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W006 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to mass movements, landslides: forecast and mitigation TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W007 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to floods, their forecast and mitigation TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W008 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to geodynamic of coastal erosion, coastline protection TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W009 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to temperature changes in ground and permafrost TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
M_W010 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to climate changes TR1A_U06, TR1A_W02 Examination
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Knowledge
M_W001 Describes geological hazards and disasters explain relationship between geological hazard and geotourism + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W002 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to volcanoes, volcanoe hazards, miigation and protection + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W003 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to earthquakes, earthquake hazards, mitigation and protection + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W004 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to subsidence and collapse, subsidence hazards, mitigation and protection + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W005 Describes karst as geological hazard + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W006 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to mass movements, landslides: forecast and mitigation + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W007 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to floods, their forecast and mitigation + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W008 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to geodynamic of coastal erosion, coastline protection + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W009 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to temperature changes in ground and permafrost + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W010 Knows and can explain basic terminology related to climate changes + - - - - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:

1. Introduction, definition of geological hazard and disaster, program, literature (2h).
2. Earthquakes as geological hazard (2h).
3. Earthquakes forecast and mitigation (2h).
4. Volcanoes as geological hazard (2h).
5. Volcanoes forecast and mitigation (2h).
6. Subsidence and collapse: forecast and mitigation (2h).
7. Karst as geological hazard (2h).
8. Mass movements, landslides: forecast and mitigation (2h).
9. Floods, combination of geological and hydrological hazards (2h).
10. Floods,forecast and mitigation (2h).
11. Geodynamic of coastal erosion (2h).
12. Coastline protection (2h).
13. Temperature changes in ground, permafrost (2h).
14. Geology and climate changes (2h).
15. Geological hazards and geotourism (2h).

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 130 h
Module ECTS credits 5 ECTS
Participation in lectures 28 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 90 h
Contact hours 2 h
Preparation for classes 10 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

Oceną końcową jest ocena z egzaminu

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Znajomość podstaw geologii, Znajomość języka angielskiego

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

• Physical Geology, Charles Plummer, David McGeary, Diane H. Carlson. McGraw-Hill College
• Introduction to Physical Geology. Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis Tasa, 2004. Earth: An Prentice Hall
• Geology. Stanley Chernicoff, Donna Whitney, Prentice Hall
• Geologica Hazards National Atlas
• https://geohazards.usgs.gov/

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Oszczypko, N., Golonka, J., Zuchiewicz, W. 2002. The landslide at Lachowice (Western Outer Carpathians, Poland): Effects of catastrophic flood in 2001 [Osuwisko w Lachowicach (Beskidy Zachodnie): Skutki powodzi z 2001 r]. Przegląd Geologiczny, 50 (10 PART 1), pp. 893-898.
Golonka, J. 2001. Seismotectonics and plate tectoncs of the circum-Caspian area [Sejsmotektonika i tektonika płyt obszaru wokółkaspijskiego] (in Polish). IV Ogólnopolska Konferencja “Neotektonika Polski” Neotektonika, Sejsmotektonika – stan badań i perspektywy rozwoju, Streszczenia referatów i komunikatów. p. 47-48. Krakow
Golonka, J. & Lewandowski, M. (eds). Geology, geophysics, geothermics and deep structure of the West Carpathians and their basement. Publications of the Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences. Monographic Volume, M-28 (363): 113-125.

Additional information:

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