Ecology

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Ecology
Code003Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000006

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Compulsory CoursesSpecial Election112

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600231687
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)
Introduction to the science of Ecology, definitions. Auto-ecology (relationships and interactions between 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. Biogeochemical cycles: Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), cycle of carbon (C), Greenhouse effect. Biodiversity, levels (categories) of biodiversity, value of biodiversity and basic principles for its preservation and enhancement.
Keywords
Autoecology, Population ecology, Synecology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Lectures521.7
Exams80.3
Total602
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Οικολογία: Συγγραφείς: Molles Manuel C. Jr ISBN: 978-960-455-535-2 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΜΕΤΑΙΧΜΙΟ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ Α.Ε. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 24232 Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2009
Additional bibliography for study
ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΑΚΕΣ ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΕΙΣ ΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΜΕΡΟΣ Α 2022. Π. ΓΚΑΝΑΤΣΑΣ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΑΚΕΣ ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΕΙΣ ΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΜΕΡΟΣ Β: ΒΙΟΠΟΙΚΙΛΟΤΗΤΑ, ΦΑΙΝΟΜΕΝΟ ΘΕΡΜΟΚΗΠΙΟΥ, ΒΙΟΓΕΩΧΗΜΙΚΟΙ ΚΥΚΛΟΙ 2022. Π. ΓΚΑΝΑΤΣΑΣ
Last Update
12-09-2023