Danish Biotopes

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

 

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students completing the module acquire the following:

Knowledge:

  • On the general geology of the Danish landscape and regional differences in soil characteristics, climate and the resulting biotypes
  • On the characteristic Danish biotypes and the most unique nature sites in the Danish landscape
  • On the Danish flora and its dependence on the environmental conditions
  • On the most common Danish mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians and their distribution in the Danish landscape
  • On the most common Danish insects and other invertebrates
  • On the floral and faunistic succession in the Danish landscape
  • On the Environmental Protection Act and other laws and regulations focusing on the protection and management of the Danish nature
  • On the most important environmental problems in Denmark, including eutrophication, habitat fragmentation, reduced biodiversity as well as conflicts on interests in Danish nature management (e.g. angling, cultivation, hunting, urban development)

Skills

  • Capable of identifying biotypes based on the vegetation, fauna and geology
  • Identify the level of protection of a given site based on existing laws and regulations

Type of instruction

  • Excursions
  • field work
  • group work¬†
  • lectures.

Exam

Exams

Name of examDanish Biotopes
Type of exam
Active participation and/or written assignment
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentStated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleDanske naturtyper
Module codeK-BIO-K2-5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionDanish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science