Archive 2015

Facing Natural Hazards 2015

See Speakers, Programme, Participants and photos from the Potsdam Summer School 2015.

Hazard and Observation
  • Selected Examples for Geological and Meteorological Natural Hazards (including cascading effects)
  • Modeling and Forecasting
Evaluating the Risk
  • Technical Observation
  • Measurements
  • Early Warning Systems
  • Risk and Damage Mapping
  • Vulnerability and Exposure
  • Risk Modeling
Culture of Prevention
  • Education and Training
  • Contingency and Rescue Plans
  • Establishment of Warning Chains
  • Reaction and Evacuation
Defining the Framework
  • Insurance and Investments
  • Good Governance
  • Legal Framework
  • Involvement of Different Stakeholders