Forest Hydrology and Water Resources

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΥΔΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΥΔΑΤΙΝΟΙ ΠΟΡΟΙ / Forest Hydrology and Water Resources
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000144

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
There are no General Prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
- ability to analyse and synthesize - ability to apply knowledge - ability to work in interdisciplinary team - capacity to learn - professional knowledge - science and research skills - skilled at utilizing and processing information
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Relationship between forest vegetation and precipitation, snow, evapo-transpiration. soil water bed, water flow and water quality.
Definition, Hydrologic cycle, The role of forests in hydrology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Video projector during teaching and laboratory exercises
Course Organization
Laboratory Work25
Reading Assigment15
Student Assessment
Examination at the semester end Theory examination grade 50% Laboratory exercises grade 50%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Κωτούλας 1971: Μαθήματα Δασικής Υδρολογίας, Θεσσαλονίκη Mingteh Chang 2012: Forest Hydrology: An Introduction to Water and Forests, Third Edition, CRC Press
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