GREEK FLORA - PECULIARITIES - PROTECTION

Course Information
TitleΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΧΛΩΡΙΔΑ-ΙΔΙΑΙΤΕΡΟΤΗΤΕΣ-ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑ / GREEK FLORA - PECULIARITIES - PROTECTION
CodeBO.ENB.8.8
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorRengina Karousou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001183

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 62
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses846

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours121
Class ID
600121733
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, the students: (i) will understand the main evolutionary processes that contributed to the formation and diversity of the Greek Flora, (ii) will be familiar with the floristic peculiarities of the phytogeographical regions of Greece, (iii) will be aware of the legal framework for the protection of the Greek Flora, (iv) will be capable of carrying out field work and appropriately use the collected data.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. LECTURES Factors contributing to the diversity of the Greek Flora. Influence of the glaciations in shaping the Greek Flora. Migrations routes. Speciation in Greece. Endemism. Floristic regions and their peculiarities.Threatened plant species. Protected areas and legal framework for the protection of the Greek Flora. 2. PRACTICALS Bioclimate - Ombrothermal diagrammes. Chorology, life-forms. Chorological and life-form spectra. 3. FIELD TRIPS Three daily excursions in the Balkan Botanical Garden of Kroussia and in two sites of the NATURA 2000 Network, aiming at (i) getting familiar with the purposes and functions of a Botanical Garden, and (ii) recording the plant species in characteristic ecotypes of the two NATURA 2000 sites, defining their life-forms in situ and construction and comparison of the respective spectra.
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 Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work90.4
Fieldwork241.0
Reading Assigment512.0
Written assigments331.3
Exams30.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Last Update
27-01-2020