Chemistry and Ecosystem Management

Course Information
TitleΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΟΙΚΟΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΩΝ / Chemistry and Ecosystem Management
CodeΚ207
FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002694

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
THEŌRĪTIKĪ CΗĪMEIA KAI CΗĪMIKĪ EKPAIDEUSĪOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ ANALYSĪ-PERIVALLON-ĪLEKTROCΗĪMEIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845
CΗĪMIKĪ SYNTHESĪ-VIOCΗĪMEIA KAI VIOEFARMOGESOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ TECΗNOLOGIA KAI VIOMĪCΗANIKĪ CΗĪMEIAOptional Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600188666
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1) To understand the signification and the function of ecosystems 2) To get familiar with the methodology of environmental risk assessment 3) To learn the significance and the goal of water resources management 4) To raise awareness on environmental protection 5) To learn the methodology of environmental impact assessment
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Types and structure of ecosystems. Aquatic ecosystems. Aquatic life. Biogeochemical cycles of elements. Eutrophication. Eutrophication control strategies and models. Anthropogenic effects on ecosystem processes. Principles of ecotoxicology. Methods for measuring toxicity in the environment. Luminescent bacteria toxicity bioassays. Sediment quality criteria. Risk assessment methods. Principles for sustainable management. Systems for ecosystem management. International and European policies and practices for Sustainable Ecosystem Management. Case studies in sustainability ecosystem management and strategy. Environmental impact assessment.
Keywords
Aquatic ecosystems, Environmental risk assessment, water resources management, protected areas, enviromental impact assessment
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment582.3
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities50.2
Written assigments200.8
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation of the students is conducted with written exams and with a presentation of a essay.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Χημεία και Διαχείριση Οικοσυστημάτων, Κ. Σαμαρά, Κ. Φυτιάνος, Δ. Βουτσά, Δ. Λαμπροπούλου
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις και διαφάνειες διδασκόντων
Last Update
17-03-2021