EAS717 Ecology and Environmental Protection

Code EAS717
Name Ecology and Environmental Protection
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Environmental Engineering and Management
Faculty Department of Environment and Energy Systems
Academic staff Jūlija Gušča, Dace Lauka
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation This course will introduce most important ecological concepts such as population, community and ecosystem, general ecological regularities and terminology. History of formation of the main ecological concepts, grounds of organismal ecology, community ecology, population ecology, ecosystem ecology, landscape ecology and biospherology is also covered..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To acquire knowledge about main ecological concepts, ecological rules and terminology which are essential when various projects in the field of nature conservation and environmental protection are being prepared and performed.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to understand environmental systems and main regularities. - Ways of verification: tests, final exam. Criteria: Able to identify ecological concepts, important rules, terminology regarding functioning of natural systems, preparing environmental projects.
Able to prepare and perform environment projects. - Ways of verification: tests, final exam. Criteria: Able to identify ecological concepts, important rules, terminology regarding functioning of natural systems, preparing environmental projects.
Course prerequisites Specific prerequisites are not required.

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