Academic Catalog

GEOE559 GIS MODELS IN NATURAL HAZARD ASSESSMENT

Course Code: 5640559
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET LTF SZEN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Concept of Hazard vulnerability and risk. Types and Classification schemes of natural hazards. Phases in GIS. Types of natural Hazard Assessment Approaches (Expert oriented, heuristic, statistical, univariate, bivariate, multivariate, deterministic and probabilistic) in GIS. New methods and trends in Natural Hazard Assessment GIS.