RISC-KIT is pleased to announce the first RISC-KIT Summer School. Learn from and work with experts on how to assess coastal risk, identify coastal hotspots and find applicable Disaster Risk Reduction Solutions.
Open to European PhD students who have completed 1st year and early-career Researchers with transdisciplinary interests. Practical and theoretical components including a field trip to Porto Garibaldi-Bellocchio on the Italian Adriatic coast.
Department of Physics and Earth Sciences/ Università Degli Studi Di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Day 1: Introduction to the RISC-KIT toolbox
Coastal Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) Phase I - Identifying hotspots along a coastline.
Day 2: CRAF Phase II - Deepening our knowledge of hotspots on a smaller regional scale.
Day 3: Introduction for the RISC-KIT Web-based Managment Guide.
Day 4: Visit to Porto Garibaldi-Bellocchio on the Italian Adriatic coast.
Day 5: Applying RISC-KIT tools to assess coastal flood impacts, vulnerability and resilience of the Porto Garibaldi-Bellocchio field site.
Enrollment is open from 01 February 2016 until 30th April.
Applicants should send an up-to-date Curriculum vitae together with a Letter of Motivation, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Course convenors will evaluate the applications and invite selected candidates to participate in the course. Selection will be made as well as the potential benefit the course will have for the candidate. Selected candidates will be notified by email after the enrollment closing date.
As places are limited, the convenors will select the candidates at their absolute discretion and no correspondence will be entered into. Certain candidates may be eligible to receive financial support. Further information on funding opportunities will be provided in the coming weeks.