- Bioengineering watershed management
- Impact in the agricultural and forest landscape
- Soil stabilization and torrent control Bioengineering
- Realization and maintenance of the slope stabilization and river training
- Watershed rehabilitation.
surface runoff and runoff processes
Soil water erosion
Hydrology, hydraulics and soil bioengineering handbooks and publications. Moodle Platform, Florence University, material edited by P. Trucchi
Knolewdge acquired: natural risks management; bank and slope bioengineering stabilization in hilly watersheds
Competence acquired (at the end of the course): design criteria for bank and slope bioengineering stabilization
Skills acquired (at the end of the course):
- biotechnical evaluation
- bioengineering intervention analysis
Courses to be used as requirements (required and/or recommended):
Oral examination with a written exercise if needed
Natural hazards, Flood modeling, Root reinforcement and slope stability,
Mountain Rivers Hydraulics; Forest Hydrology
Watershed bioengineering management
Hydro-geological hazard, vulnerability and risk
Soil slope stabilization; Erosion control; River bed and bank stabilization and rehabilitation
River training design
Introduction to slope root reinforcement and bank vegetation management
Bioengineering watershed management, Impact in the agricultural and forest landscape, Soil stabilization and torrent control Bioengineering, Realization and maintenance of the slope stabilization and river training, Land rehabilitation.
Soil-water relations (infiltration, filtration, soil-water movement, soil-water potential, soil humidity), surface runoff and runoff processes, USSCS CN method; Soil water erosion (rainfall erosivity), Evapotraspiration, Snow hydrology (fresh snow and snowpack, physical and mechanical characteristics), snow metamorphism.