11/09/2016

The first Intensive Study Program ("Natural Hazards") was held in Naxos, Greece and was about the Analysis and Management of Anthropogenic Natural Hazards and Disasters.

Key facts of the event

Location: Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece

When: 29th August – 11th September 2016

 

Teaching staff from:

―National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

―Aix-Marseille University

―University of Trieste

 

Student selection

  • 5 Master or PhD students per country
  • CV evaluation and interview

English mandatory

 

Course contents

  • Surface gravity movements - Landslides
  • Landslide risk assessment
  • Mudflows- risk assessment
  • Fires
  • Vulnerability of Soils /Risk of Erosion
  • River floods / flood risk
  • Subsea landslides and tsunamis
  • Subsea volcanism
  • Extreme weather events (hurricanes, storms, floods, heat waves, cold spells, frost and snow, drought)
  • Coastal erosion (vulnerability indicators)

 

Application deadline

30/06/2016

 

Contact

NKUA contact: Dr. Dr. Niki Evelpidou, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AMU contact: Dr. Christophe Morhange, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UNITS contact: Dr. Stefano Furlani, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, AND THE AGENDA VISIT THE ISP WEBSITE.

 

Intensive Study Programme Agenda

"Natural Hazards"

Naxos, Greece

29/08/2016-11/09/2016

 

Sunday 28/08/16

 

Arrival - All students, Part of the teachers

 

Ice Breaker

Monday, 29/08/2016

 

 

 

 

  

9:00–9:30

Welcome from:

Mayor of Municipality of Naxos and Small Cyclades, Mr. Manolis Margaritis

Vice Mayor of Municipality of Naxos and Small Cyclades, Mr. Dimitris Lianos

President of Agency of Culture, Sports, Environment, Education, Welfare

& Solidarity, Mr. Giannis Tsolakis

President of Local Community of Vivlos,Mr. Spiros Skarkos

President of Cultural – Educational Association of Tripodes for Youth,

Mr. Giannoulis Zoulis

Scientific Coordinator, Dr. Dr. MSc Niki Evelpidou

9:30 –11:00

Students presentation of their so far research

11:00–11:15

Coffee break

11:15–13:30

Neocatastrophism in the Mediterranean

France – Christophe Morhange

13:30–14:30 Lunch break
14:30–16:00

Neocatastrophism in the Mediterranean (continued)

France – Christophe Morhange

16:00–16:15

Using past sea levels to better assess present and future coastal risk

and related vulnerability

France – Matteo Vacchi

Tuesday, 30/08/2016

  
9:00–13:30

Fieldwork: Biological indicators to better understand sea level fluctuations

France – Christophe Morhange

 13:30–14:30 Lunch break
 14:30–17:00

Using past sea levels to better assess present and future coastal risk

and related vulnerability

France – Matteo Vacchi

 

Wednesday, 31/08/2016

    
 9:00 – 13:30

Field work: Using past sea levels to better assess present and future coastal risk and related vulnerability

Greece – Niki Evelpidou

France – Matteo Vacchi

 13:30 – 14:30  Lunch break
 14:30 – 17:00

Using past sea levels to better assess present and future coastal risk

and related vulnerability

France – Matteo Vacchi

 17:00 – 17:15  Coffee break
 17:15 – 19:00

Weathering and erosion of rock surfaces

Italy – Stefano Furlani

 

Thursday, 01/09/2016

  
 9:00-13:30

Field work: Measurements of micro-erosion rates

Italy – Stefano Furlani

 13:30 – 14:30 Lunch break
 14:30 – 17:00

Field work: Methods to study cliff erosion

Italy – Stefano Furlani

 

Friday, 02/09/2016

 9:00-13:30

Coastal cliffs

Italy – Stefano Furlani

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 – 17:00

Introduction to geophysical methods

Italy – Emanuele Forte

17:00 – 17:15 Coffee break
17:15 – 19:00

Application of integrated geophysical techniques to rock mass characterization

Italy – Emanuele Forte

Saturday, 03/09/2016

9:00-13:30

Laboratory: Data processing and interpretation on exemplar data sets

Italy – Emanuele Forte

  Free Time

Sunday, 04/09/2016

Free Day
 

Monday, 05/09/2016

9:00-11:00

Landslides         

Greece – Vasilis Kotinas

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 13:30

Coastal Erosion

Greece – Eleana Karkani

13:30 – 14:30

Lunch break

14:30-17:00

Modeling Runoff Erosion

Greece – Niki Evelpidou

Tuesday, 06/09/2016

  
9:00-11:00

Laboratory: Modelling Coastal erosion

Greece – Vasilis Kotinas

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15–13:30

Laboratory: Modelling Coastal erosion (continued)

Greece – Vasilis Kotinas

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30-17:00

Floods

Greece – Anna Karkani

 

Wednesday, 07/09/2016

 9:00-18:00

Field work: Coastal erosion

Greece – Niki Evelpidou

Greece –Anna Karkani

Thursday, 08/09/2016

9:00-13:30

Field work: Forest Fires

Greece – Miltiadis Athanasiou

  13:30 – 14:30 Lunch break
  14:30 – 17:00

Forest fires: management, characteristics and prediction

Greece – Miltiadis Athanasiou

 

17:00-17:15

Coffee break
  17:15-19:00

Forest fires: management, characteristics and prediction (continued)

Greece – Miltiadis Athanasiou

Friday, 09/09/2016

9:00 – 13:30 Exercises: Modeling coastal erosion
  13:30 – 14:30 Lunch break
  14:30 – 17:30 Preparation of Final Reports
 

Saturday, 10/09/2016

 9:00 – 13:30 Presentations
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 – 17:30 Certificate Awards Ceremony

Sunday, 11/09/2016

  Free Day

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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