Degradation-Desertification & Protection of Soil Resources

Course Information
TitleΥΠΟΒΑΘΜΙΣΗ-ΕΡΗΜΟΠΟΙΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑ ΕΔΑΦΙΚΩΝ ΠΟΡΩΝ 1 / Degradation-Desertification & Protection of Soil Resources
CodeΕΔΝ706
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420000697

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600120848
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of computers
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. know the key biotic and abiotic characteristics that express soil quality 2. know the causes and effects of degraded soils 3. have important knowledge for monitoring, protection and management of soil resources.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The soil ecosystem and soil quality, assessment of soil functions, degradation of soil: erosion, compaction, acidification, salinisation, etc. Desertification and risk assessment through indicators, protection, monitoring and management of soil resources.
Keywords
soil functions, soil degradation, desertification, protection and management of water resources
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
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Laboratory Work
Written assigments24
Total24
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
06-11-2015