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Postgraduate Certificate on Geological and Climate Related Risk

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The Unit of Geological Risk of the Section of Earth and environmental Sciences, University of Geneva (http://www.unige.ch/hazards), Switzerland, is proud to announce its annual advanced course in assessment and management of geological and climate related risk (CERG-C).

This course includes 5 modules :

  • Risk management
  • Volcanic risk
  • Seismic risk
  • Flood and climate related risk
  • Landslide risk

It is designed to be of interest to professional and scientists from a wide background including geologists, civil engineers, physical geographers, social scientists or other field specialists. Participants typically come from governmental, non-governmental, international organizations or private institutions. Our main goal is to develop multidisciplinary skills for the assessment and management of natural risk.

This specialised training takes place over 9 weeks, including field immersion. The 2015 session will run from April 13 until June 12, 2015. Interested people can register using the guidelines provided on the CERG-C website at http://www.unige.ch/hazards. The deadline for the CERG-C 2015 is August 31, 2014.

For more information, please contact me at cerg@unige.ch.

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