Forest Fires

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΠΥΡΚΑΓΙΕΣ / Forest Fires
Code069Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000078

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

Registered students: 180
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course955

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600150953
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Forest fires and the environment. Ecology and forest fires in Greece. Forest fuels. Meteorology conditions and forest fires. Fire danger rating. Fire prevention. Prescribed burning. Chemicals, tools and machinery used in fire control. Fire control in practice.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
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
Lectures521.7
Laboratory Work361.2
Fieldwork210.7
Reading Assigment381.3
Exams30.1
Total1505
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΔΗΜΗΤΡΑΚΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ, Α. Π. (2010). ΔΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΠΥΡΚΑΓΙΕΣ. ΤΜΗΜΑ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΩΝ ΑΡΙΣΤΟΤΕΛΕΙΟΥ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟΥ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗΣ. ΣΕΛ. 68.
Last Update
08-06-2020