SAT-B02: Fire/Flood/Slide: The Other Impacts of Climate Change

Start Date
10/20/2018
End Date
10/20/2018
Description
Fires and landslides cost more lives and money each year than all other disasters combined. However, there are few resources dedicated to studying their impact on urban environments. This session delves into current thinking regarding these issues, discusses political/economic realities, and posits possible design solutions/ways forward.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn about Land Use policies affecting Development Patterns in Wildland Urban Interface Zones 2. Understand the effects of Climate Change on Debris Flows in relation to Fire / Flood Sequencing and Geological Processes 3. Learn about the Impacts of Building Codes and Vegetation Control Ordinances in High Fire Zones 4. Gain knowledge of Afforestation Strategies and their effectiveness in rehabilitating burn zones
Instructors
Greg Kochanowski, Affil. ASLA, AIA; Stephanie Pincetl, n/a; Helen Kongsgaard, Assoc. ASLA; Jeremy Lancaster;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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