Menneskeskabte miljøpåvirkninger

2018/2019

Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

The aim is to qualify the student to understand, measure and model the effect of e.g. land use change or increased load of chemicals on natural and artificial ecosystems.

The project focuses on how land-use change and increased load of chemicals may affect selected ecosystems and suggest actions relating to remediation technologies and management to prevent and alleviate the ecosystem distresses caused by e.g. land-use change or chemicals.

The project could be comparison of organic vs. conventional farming. The effect of household chemicals and pesticides on urban recreational areas.   

Læringsmål

Viden

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Explain how land use may affect natural ecosystems
  • Explain how chemical loads may affect the ecosystem structure and how the effects can be mediated.
  • Explain what administrative structures, including legislation can be used to handle these environmental problems

Færdigheder

  • Use ecological models to describe impact of chemicals on natural ecosystems
  • Apply selected methods to measure load, degradation and fate of selected chemicals in ecosystems.

Kompetencer

  • Use environmental management tools to solve and prevent environmental perturbations
  • Disseminate a complete project

Undervisningsform

  • Project work

Omfang og forventet arbejdsindsats

450 hours

Eksamen

Prøver

Prøvens navnHuman Impact on the Environment
Prøveform
Mundtlig pba. projekt
ECTS15
Bedømmelsesform7-trins-skala
CensurEkstern prøve
VurderingskriterierAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Fakta om modulet

Engelsk titelHuman Impact on the Environment
ModulkodeK-BIO-K1-53
ModultypeProjekt
Varighed1 semester
SemesterEfterår
ECTS15
UndervisningssprogDansk og engelsk
TompladsJa
UndervisningsstedCampus Aalborg
Modulansvarlig
CensornormB

Organisation

StudienævnStudienævnet for Kemi, Miljø og Bioteknologi
FakultetDet Ingeniør- og Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet