Nature Conservation & Forest Landscaping

Course Information
TitleΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑ ΦΥΣΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΜ.ΔΑΣ.ΤΟΠ. / Nature Conservation & Forest Landscaping
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000063

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

Registered students: 216
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course954

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able: 1) To record and evaluate the functions and values of protected areas and biodiversity, and the factors affecting them. 2) To have the scientific basis for the management and protection of protected areas and biodiversity of terrestrial ecosystems. 3) To analyze and evaluate the landscape and diagnose existing problems. 4) To have the background and skills necessary for environmental impact studies and rehabilitation of the environment. 5) To have the necessary skills for planning and restore disturbed lands.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
General, definitions, current research trends. Natural areas under protection, types. Fauna and flora species under protection. Nature conservation in Greece. Natural site analysis. Treatment, management of natural sites. Landscaping of artificial sites. Human activities and landscape. Analysis of effects and influences on the landscape. Landscape restoration.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Laboratory Work260.9
Reading Assigment301
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities80.3
Written assigments120.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Τσιτσώνη Θ. 2015. Πανεπιστημιακές Παραδόσεις, Προστατευόμενες Περιοχές. ΑΠΘ, Θεσσαλονίκη. Γκανάτσας Π. 2018. Πανεπιστημιακές Παραδόσεις, Διαμόρφωση και Αποκατάσταση Τοπίου. ΑΠΘ, Θεσσαλονίκη.
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