WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΥΔΑΤΙΚΩΝ ΠΟΡΩΝ / WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
CodeΝ228Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001880

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

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

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600120646
Type of the Course
  • 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
  • Ν207Υ SURFACE HYDROLOGY
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. estimate water demand from different users 2. apply technical management of water resources 3. develop water resources management study
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 teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Concept and components of water resources management. Framework for the protection and management of water resources. Water management institutions. Water resources management at national and supranational level. Water resources utilization projects and water bodies. Availability of water resources and water uses. Water demand management. Planning, programming, operation and maintenance of water resources systems. Strategies for the sustainable and integrated management of water resources. Technical management of water resources: empirical approaches, mathematical analysis, mathematical programming, multi-criteria analysis, decision support systems. Virtual water and water footprint. Economic and Social Aspects. Water pricing. Mathematical models for water resources management.
Keywords
water resources, water resources systems, decision support systems, water pricing, water footprint
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching: Powerpoint. e-class platform: moodle. Laboratory exercises: development of water resources management studies.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures80
Laboratory Work20
Tutorial20
Project17
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
75% written exams 25% project
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παπαμιχαήλ, Δ.Μ., 2001. "Τεχνική Υδρολογία Επιφανειακών Υδάτων", Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη, Θεσσαλονίκη (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 8678).
Additional bibliography for study
Mays L.W., 1996. "Water Resources Handbook". McGraw-Hill, Inc. Louks, D.P., van Beek, E., Stedinger, J.R., Dijkman, J.P.M. and Villars, M.T., 2005. Water Resources Systems Planning and Management: An Introduction to Methods, Models and Applications. UNESCO and WL/Delft Hydarulics.
Last Update
27-01-2019