PRINCIPLES OF ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT AND PREPARATION OF MANAGEMENT PLANS

Course Information
TitleΑΡΧΕΣ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΚΠΟΝΗΣΗΣ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΤΙΚΩΝ ΣΧΕΔΙΩΝ / PRINCIPLES OF ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT AND PREPARATION OF MANAGEMENT PLANS
CodeAKA817
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAndreas Mamolos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600017452

Programme of Study: Prógramma metaptychiakṓn Spoudṓn Aeiforiká Geōrgiká Systīmata Paragōgīs kai Klimatikī Allagī

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses218

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours65
Class ID
600156537
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
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)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • AKA804 ADVANCED ECOLOGY
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of ecological terms, computers, and literature research.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will: 1. have basic and integrated interdisciplinary knowledge of the protected areas in Greece. 2. be able to prepare Integrated or specific plans for the sustainable management of protected areas
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Brief review of problems facing the natural and agricultural ecosystems of Greece. Protected Areas of Greece. Field margin ecosystems. Codes of good agricultural practices. Environmental impact assessment studies. Directive 92/43 EU. Management plans of Protected Areas (Specific and integrated). Structure, legal aspects, drafting, implementations, tracking guide of Protected Areas and review of management plans. The management bodies of protected areas. Legislation.
Keywords
Ecosystems, Μanagement plans, Protected areas, Sustainable management of ecosystems.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Powerpoint.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Seminars12
Fieldwork6
Reading Assigment14
Tutorial13
Project12
Written assigments12
Exams4
Total112
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Lockwood M. et al. 2006. Managing Protected Areas. A Global guide. Earthscan. UK and USA. 802p. WEB OF SCIENCE
Last Update
26-03-2019