Snow, Skiing Centres

Course Information
TitleΧΙΟΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΧΙΟΝΟΔΡΟΜΙΚΑ ΚΕΝΤΡΑ / Snow, Skiing Centres
Code313Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000143

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 67
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses953

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600126005
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The successful completion of this course, students will be able to: •Have understood the atmospheric conditions for the creation of snowfall and the properties of snow on the surface of the soil •Understanding the hydrological role of snow and its importance as an extremely important renewable resource •Have understood the possibilities of developing snow sports and making better use of snowmobile in the context of mountain tourism •Lastly, be aware of the methods and works of snow-settling
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Snow meteorology, Snow Properties. Snow - underground waters and run-offs, snowmelt and floods. Snow-slides, snow-sloping hazards and deterrence. Snow-settling systems, forest and avalanches. Skiing center, Artificial Snow Generation. Snow accidents. methods ofcorecting avalanches.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Information and Communication Technologies are used in teaching such as Projectors, PowerPoint presentations, video and photos
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures260.9
Laboratory Work260.9
Fieldwork
Reading Assigment140.5
Project80.3
Written assigments60.2
Exams100.3
Total903
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
24-09-2018