871364 Scenario development and analysis (in Eng.)


Art
Vorlesung und Übung
Semesterstunden
1,5
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Thaler, Thomas , Heiser, Micha
Organisation
Institut für Alpine Naturgefahren (IAN)
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2018
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch

Lehrinhalt

This course introduces the students to the concept of futures studies in natural hazard management (theoretical background as well as the various methods). In particular, the course gives an introduction to explain the differences between various scenario techniques and approaches, point out the advantages and disadvantages (uncertainty and risk) of each method as well as to select a suitable scenario method for a specific problem.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

keine

Lehrziel

This course contains three main learning outcomes: (1) an overview of scenario planning theory and concepts, (2) an exploration of the applications of the method (quantitative/qualitative) in various sub-fields of natural hazard management, and (3) an examination of some of the modelling tools used for scenario planning.
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