Ecology

Course Information
TitleΟικολογία / Ecology
Code014Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600019403

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dasologías kai Fysikoý Perivállontos (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 130
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Compulsory CoursesCompulsory Course112

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600165841

Class Schedule

Building
Floor-
HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarΤετάρτη 16:00 έως 18:00
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
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)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) To realize a first level of the laws governing the functioning of natural ecosystems. 2) To acquire the foundations for the development of understanding and assimilation capacity of the specialized subjects of Forestry Science.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Generalities, definitions. Auto-ecology (relations among living organisms and environmental factors). Population ecology (population concept, population characteristics, population regulation mechanisms). Synecology: Ecosystem definition, ecosystem structure and function analysis. Factors affecting ecosystem stability. Cycle of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P), cycle of carbon (C), greenhouse effect. Biodiversity, levels (categories) of biodiversity, value of biodiversity and basic principles for its preservation or enhancement.
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 Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures260.9
Reading Assigment321.1
Exams20.1
Total602
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Οικολογία: Συγγραφείς: Molles Manuel C. Jr Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 24232 Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2009, ISBN: 978-960-455-535-2 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΜΕΤΑΙΧΜΙΟ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ Α.Ε
Additional bibliography for study
ΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ: ΥΛΙΚΟ ΠΑΡΑΔΟΣΕΩΝ 2014. Π. ΓΚΑΝΑΤΣΑΣ Οικολογία Πανεπιστημιακές Σημειώσεις. Θ. Ζαγκας ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΑΚΕΣ ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΕΙΣ ΤΟΥ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΟΣ ΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ. Τσιτσώνη Θέκλα.
Last Update
05-09-2021