Geological Hazards




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Geological hazards and environmental impact; Landslides: cause, classification, zonation and protection; Earthquakes: historical seismicity, classification, interpolate and intra plate earthquakes, effect on ground structures, magnitude and intensity scales, seismic zonation; Floods: hydrology and types of floods, nature and extent of flood hazard, flood hazard zoning, flood control and protection; Land subsidence; Snow avalanches; Rock bursts; Mapping, monitoring and management of geological hazards. 



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