BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΓΕΩΧΗΜΙΚΟΙ ΚΥΚΛΟΙ / BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES
CodeΜΦΠ728
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40000226

Programme of Study: PPS Environmental Physics (2014-today)

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses214

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600133618
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
The Earth system: hydrosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and biosphere. Global environmental changes. Biogeochemical cycles of carbon, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus and oxygen. Basic concepts in thermodynamics and chemistry solutions. Basic mechanisms and principles. Mathematics to simulate biogeochemical cycles.
Keywords
geosystem, biogeochemistry, biogeochemical cycle, global environmental changes
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
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
Lectures
Reading Assigment
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κωνσταντίνος Κουρτίδης, ΠΑΓΚΟΣΜΙΟΙ ΒΙΟΓΕΩΧΗΜΙΚΟΙ ΚΥΚΛΟΙ ή Η ΑΝΑΚΥΚΛΩΣΗ ΤΩΝ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ ΣΤΟ ΠΑΓΚΟΣΜΙΟ ΦΥΣΙΚΟ ΓΕΩΣΥΣΤΗΜΑ, Εκδ. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ
Additional bibliography for study
Chameides W.L. and E.M. Perdue, Biogeochemical cycles, A computer-Interactive Study of Earth System Science and Global Change, Oxford University press, Oxford, 1997. Lovelock, J., Gaia: A new Look at Life on Earth, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979, 1987, 1995, 2000.
Last Update
13-11-2015