ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Course Information
TitleΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ / ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
CodeΝ031Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001775

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-4

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 120
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours112
Class ID
600119924
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν001Υ GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • Ν004Υ ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • Ν014Υ ECOLOGY
  • Ν017Υ SOIL SCIENCE
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of computers.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Βe familiar with the scientific environmental terms related to pollution and protection of aquatic ecosystems and the atmosphere 2. Understand the environmental pollutants, their sources and their impacts on the biotic and abiotic environment. 3. Know the measures, which must be taken by the environmental bodies and to know the every day citizens apropriate behavior for a better environment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Pollutant categories and relative polluters. Fresh water ecosystems. Eutrophication. Accidents that affect the environment (e.g. Sevezo, Bhopal, Chernobyl, Oil spills), Ecotoxicology. organisms and pollutants causing deseases to human. Atmospheric pollutants and their effects to biota and abiotic environment. Acid rain and acid snow. Acidification of the environment. Stratospheric ozon. Effects of climate change on the environment. Greenhouse effect. Phenomenon El Niño. Legislation on environmental protection. Codes of good agricultural practices. Protected areas and management plans. Environmental impact assessment. Environmental protection bodies. Environmental education.
Keywords
Environment, Protrction, Environmental Chemistry
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Powerpoint.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures65
Seminars20
Tutorial27
Written assigments24
Exams4
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Τσιούρης Σ. 2018. Θέματα Προστασίας Περιβάλλοντος. Εκδόσεις Γαρταγάνη. Θεσσαλονίκη. 349 σελ. (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 77112299)
Additional bibliography for study
β1. Κουιμτζή Θ., Κ. Φυτιάνου και Κ. Σαμαρά Κωνσταντίνου. 1998. Χημεία Περιβάλλοντος. University studio press. Θεσσαλονίκη. 376 σελ. β2. Manahan S. 1994. Environmental Chemistry.6th edition. Lewis Publishers.
Last Update
18-12-2018