Avaliação de Riscos e Impactes Ambientais

Gestão do Território
9 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 T + 75,0 TC

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Understand and interpret the main sources of natural hazards.
Evaluate risk factors through the use of various metrics. Develop an Environmental Impact assessment using all tecnical resources.

Program
- Vulcanic activity;
- Floods and landslides;
- Storms, tornados and hurricanes;
- Impact assessment;
- Risk analysis;
- Forecast and risk simulation;
- Environmental impact assessment.

Evaluation Methodology
Written exam (50%) + essay with presentation(50%).

Bibliography
- Jesus, J. e Partidário, M. (1994). Avaliação de impacte ambiental. Lisboa: Centro de Estudos de Planeamento e Gestão do Ambiente
- Therivel, R. e Morris, P. (2001). Methods of environmental impact assessment. London: Spon Press
- Manahan, S. (1997). Environmental science and technology. New York: Lewis Publishers
- Andrew, C. e Therivel, R. e Glasson, J. (2005). Introduction to environmental impact assessment. London: Routledge

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials.

Software used in class