Environmental Impact Assessment and Geographic Information Systems for environmental pollution control

Course Information
TitleΜελέτες Περιβαλλοντικών Επιπτώσεων και Γεωγραφικά Συστήματα Πληροφοριών για τον Έλεγχο Ρύπανσης Περιβάλλοντος / Environmental Impact Assessment and Geographic Information Systems for environmental pollution control
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600015642

Programme of Study: Postgraduate Program "Quality Control-Chemical Analysis-Environment"

Registered students: 6
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
"Élenchos Poiótītas kai Diacheírisī Perivállontos"Compulsory Course2110

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Fundamental information (Cartography, digital map, in Databases (DBMS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Import, store, and manage spatial data in a GIS environment. Decision-making in a GIS environment. Exercises and application to environmental problems. Environmental Impact Studies (EIS). Definition of environmental impacts, Categories of EIA reports, Categorization of projects and activities. Phases of the preparation of an EIS. – Recognition, anticipation and impact assessment. Modification of environmental rules, EIA process (screening, scoping, EIA report preparation), Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment. Methods for the identification and forecasting of environmental impacts – The legislative framework for S.EIS. in Greece and other European countries. Examples of SMEs for environmental impact assessment
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1.should be able to apply knowledge acquired as well as methods and tools taught, for analyzing the environmental impacts of a project/activity and for compiling the draft of a relevant study, following EU legislation. 2. know the basic principles GIS and the main applications in environmental chemistry 3. be familiar with the common sources of geographic data 4. handle the main tools and softwares of GIS systems for environmental applications
GIS, geographic models, importing and exporting geographical data, data formats, analyzing geographic information, environmental applications.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Student Assessment
80% written exams 20% individual project assignment (a set of exercises) - Exams on computer
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
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