Details of ES4106 (Autumn 2019)

Level: 4 Type: Theory Credits: 4.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
ES4106 Environmental Geosciences Gopala Krishna Darbha

Introduction to Natural hazards earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, avalanches, floods, cyclones, mine, fire and blow out; Causes, risk and mitigation of natural hazards; Types of volcanism; Styles of eruption; Forecasting and mitigation of volcano hazard; Tsunami causes and prediction; Prediction and prevention of landslides; Landslide zonation and risk assessment; Flood hazard and mitigation; Environmental hazards Nuclear waste; Ground water pollution-Water pollutants, contamination by metals, behaviour of radionuclides, introduction to contaminant transport processes, colloid-associated-contaminant transport, organic contamination, Geochemical aspects of remediation of contaminated aquifers; Environmental impact assessment of natural hazards, Important case studies of natural hazards.


Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 1 Not Allowed
2 IP 3 Elective
3 IP 5 Not Allowed
4 MR 1 Not Allowed
5 MR 3 Not Allowed
6 MS 7 Elective
7 RS 1 Elective
8 RS 2 Elective