Specialised training courses: "Knowledge
and management of coastal risks"
Previous courses: 12-15 October 2009,
22-26 November 2010
Courses designed for local and
regional authority staff and postgraduate students
Physical risks: erosion, storm surges,
flooding, cliff collapse
Chemical and biological risks: pollution of
marine and terrestrial origin (drainage basins)
Information about management and
This training is attended by coastline
stakeholders and researchers and is intended to promote exchanges between users
and producers of decision-making methods and tools.
Participation in the "Coastal hazard
assessment and risk management" course run by the CERG European Centre (19-25
The "Vulner'hab" project
Research programme, run in
co-operation with the AZTI-Tecnalia foundation (Spanish Basque
country), assessing loss of habitats when sea levels rise at a
"pilot" site, Txingudi Bay.
Organisation of an
international symposium on coastal risks:
"Vulnerability of coastal
ecosystems to global change and extreme events"
The research described at this symposium will be considered from
three angles, giving an interdisciplinary approach:
The symposium will be accompanied by a professional exhibition of
innovative coastal risk assessment and prevention techniques.
the symposium :