Forest Hydrology and Water Resources

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΥΔΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΥΔΑΤΙΝΟΙ ΠΟΡΟΙ / Forest Hydrology and Water Resources
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000144

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

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses633

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- ability to analyse and synthesize - ability to apply knowledge - ability to work in interdisciplinary team - capacity to learn - professional knowledge - science and research skills - skilled at utilizing and processing information
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Relationship between forest vegetation and precipitation, snow, evapo-transpiration. soil water bed, water flow and water quality.
Definition, Hydrologic cycle, The role of forests in hydrology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Video projector during teaching and laboratory exercises
Course Organization
Laboratory Work250.8
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Examination at the semester end
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Κωτούλας 1971: Μαθήματα Δασικής Υδρολογίας, Θεσσαλονίκη Mingteh Chang 2012: Forest Hydrology: An Introduction to Water and Forests, Third Edition, CRC Press
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