Module E

Drought in a changing environment

Teacher: Prof. dr Milan Gocić

The training course is intended for: Bachelor, master and PhD levels

Time period: 12. April 2021 – 14. May 2021

Form: 5 weeks, 4 hours per week (20h)

Teaching methods: Video presentations and interactions via the google meet application

Maximum number of participants: 25

Moodle course link: link

Teaching unitNo. hoursTeacherWeek2020/21
1Natural hazards2Gocić M.I12. April 2021
16. April 2021
2Climatological parameters2
3Drought vs. temperature and precipitation2Gocić M.II19. April 2021
23. April 2021
4Drought as a concept2
5Drought quantification2Gocić M.III26. April 2021
30. April 2021
6Drought indices2
7European policies influencing the management of droughts2Gocić M.IV03. May 2021
07. May 2021
8Drought risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction2
9Drought risk assessment2Gocić M.V10. May 2021
14. May 2021
10Good practices and learned lessons across Europe in preventing and managing water scarcity2
Evaluation: Presentation

At the end of the course, the students should be able to quantify drought using historical weather time series. Students will acquire new knowledge through the exploring the synergies between different EU reports focusing on droughts and water scarcity. All additional information can be obtained by contacting Prof. dr Milan Gocić via the Moodle course page or by e-mail: