050-0909/02 – Natural Disasters and Handling of Them (PK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Civil ProtectionCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Pavel Poledňák, PhD.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Pavel Poledňák, PhD.
Study levelpostgraduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
POL18 prof. Ing. Pavel Poledňák, PhD.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Combined Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course is part of vocational courses aimed at increasing technical knowledge and organizational skills necessary for successful management of natural emergencies and ways to prevent these crises. Acquaints students with the competencies and rescue services of government in preventing and dealing with crisis situations of natural character.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations

Summary

History of natural disasters, case studies. Earthquakes, landslides, solifluction. Extreme meteorological phenomena, floods and inundations (including extraordinary). Winter climatic conditions - ice floods, snowfall, avalanches, frost, glaze. Forest and natural fires. Climatic changes and crises induced by them. Interaction between natural and technological disasters. Natural disaster prevention, mitigation of consequences and coping with natural crises. Logistics in emergency situations and the restoration of functions of the affected area.

Compulsory literature:

POLEDNAK, P. – ORINCAK, M. (2010): Dealing with Possible Crisis Situations. (in Slovak). University textbook, ŽU Žilina, 2010, ISBN 978-80-554-0339-7 HOFRICHTEROVA L. (2003): Earth Science. (in Czech). VŠB - TU Ostrava, Regional Centre of Lifelong Education, Ostrava, 71pp.+CD. KELLER,E.A. - DeVECCHIO,D.E.(2011):Natural Hazards: Earths Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes (3rd Edition),ISBN-13:978-0321662644

Recommended literature:

MACURA V. et al.(2002). Stream Regulation (in Slovak), Bratislava: Slovak University of Technology, revised 3rd ed., 2002. 272 pp. ISBN 80-227-1673-1. Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment and management of flood risks. (in Slovak) KNAZOVICKY, L. (1967). Avalanches. (in Slovak). Bratislava: SAV, 1967. MILAN, L. (2006). Avalanches in Mountains of Slovakia. (in Slovak). Bratislava: VEDA, 2006. Living with risik: a global review of disaster reduction initiatives (2004),UNISDR, 429 p.,ISBN/ISSN: 9211010640

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Written examination of basic knowledge in lessons.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Crisis situations of the natural character 2. General knowledge of the Earth 3. Flood protection 4. Selected flood control activities 5. Slope movements 6. Snow avalanches 7. Earthquakes 8. Rescue of persons from demolished buildings and debris 9. Natural fires 10. Meteorological events 11. Software application in natural crisis situations

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
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Combined form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2017/2018 (P3974) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety P Czech Ostrava Compulsory study plan
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2013/2014 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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