Early bird: 22 September – €750 (excl. VAT)
Standard: 15 October – €1,050 (excl. VAT)
22 October, Thursday
Introduction to course structure and methodology
Topics: Course materials and learning methodology, homework requirements, deadlines, introduction to Zoom meeting software
29 October, Thursday
Module 1: Introduction to Shoreline Management
Topics: What is Shoreline Management and when is it relevant? Introduction to Shoreline Impact Assessment. Overview of human projects interfering with the dynamic coastal zone. Coastal processes and classification.
5 November, Thursday
Module 2: Protecting our coast with coastal landscaping
Topics: Shoreline erosion and coastal flooding. Shore and coast protection schemes. Beach restoration. Introduction to numerical modelling tools in coastal modelling.
12 November, Thursday
Module 3: Waterfront developments. Ports and water intakes/outfalls
Topics: Waterfronts in the natural environment. Design of artificial beaches. Impacts from ports and water intakes/outfalls. Optimisation of port layouts towards reduced harbour sedimentation and reduced shoreline impacts.
19 November, Thursday
Module 4: Planning for climate change
Topics: Climate changes and the coastal zone. Coastal vulnerability, resilience and adaptation. Impacts on shorelines and from existing structures. Risk levels and planning.