RISK:07
Communicating risk

 
Program

 

Day 3 - Friday, 09.11.2007



06:30 - 08:00 Breakfast

 

Excursion 1:
The preparation of the weather forecast
(ZAMG, Austrian Broadcasting Company)


08:00 Departure
08:45 - 09:45 Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics - Weather Forecasting
10:15 - 12:15 Austrian Broadcasting Company - Technology of Broadcasting Weather Forecasts

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch/Fare Well

Excursion 2:
The preparation of a flood warning
(Flood Information Center Lower Austria)


08:00 Departure
08:30 - 09:00 hydrological automated water gauge
09:30 - 11:00 Flood Information Center Lower Austria
12:00 - 13:00 Warning and Alarm Center Lower Austria


13:00 - 14:00 Lunch/Fare Well

 
 
Excursion 3:
Technology behind an automatised rock fall warning system (Spitz Quarry, Warning and Alarm Center Lower Austria)


08:00 Departure
09:00 - 10:00 Rockfall Warning System Spitz on the danube (Guided tour with Dr. Joachim Schweigl, Chief Geologist Prov. Government of Lower Austria, in cooperation with Austrian Federal Railways)
12:15 - 13:00 Warning and Alarm Center Lower Austria

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch/Fare Well
Exkursion 4:
Training and Education of Fire Personnel
(NÖ Zentrum für Brand-, Katastrophen- und Zivilschutz)


08:00 - 09:30 Guided tour through the compound
09:30 - 10:30 Warning and Alarm Center Lower Austria
10:30 - 12:45 "Feeling Risk"



13:00 - 14:00 Lunch/Fare Well
 
 
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