Coastal Engineering: Hurricanes - The Basics (RV-6145)

Start Date
10/01/2016
End Date
09/30/2018
Description
This 2-hour online course covers the fundamentals of hurricanes - the most devastating storms in the coastal zone. These storms reoccur on a seasonal basis and must be understood and considered a major factor in every project designed within the coastal zone and in some areas, far inland.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course you will understand:
•The basic vocabulary of hurricanes
•The destructive forces generated by hurricanes
•The basic mechanics of hurricane generation
•The importance of describing and predicting hurricane strikes along the coastline
•The classification and terminology of hurricanes
•The impact of waves and storm surge from hurricanes on shorelines and coastal structures
Instructors
Donna Rona
Website Registration
Course Codes
RV-6145
Provider
RedVector.com, LLC


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