Wetlands Ecology

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΥΓΡΟΒΙΟΤΟΠΩΝ / Wetlands Ecology
Code207Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000116

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

Registered students: 35
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses633

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600130675
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 (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To develop an appreciation for the role of wetlands as ecosystems that play for biodiversity conservation. To develop an understanding of processes that form wetlands and their associated plant and wildlife communities. To develop a knowledge of the techniques useful for monitoring wildlife populations and their associated wetland habitats. To lead discussions of possible threats and strengthen critical thinking and analysis skills.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Ecology and management of wetlands with emphasis on river and lake avian fauna.
Keywords
wetlands, waterfowl, waterbirds, habitats, wetland management
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
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
Lectures652.2
Laboratory Work90.3
Exams160.5
Total903
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παπαγεωργίου, Ν.Κ. (2010) Οικολογία και Διαχείριση Υγροτόπων. Πανεπιστημιακές Παραδόσεις Α.Π.Θ., Θεσσαλονίκη.
Last Update
17-09-2018