Ecosystem modelling

2022/2023

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students that have passed the module should be able to

  • describe where and how ecological modeling is used

Skills

  • model and simulate environmental changes
  • use models to quantify relations between perturbations and effect on an ecosystem
  • use models to evaluate the effect of ecological instruments on the environment
  • analyze model output in relations to conservation and management of ecosystems

Competences

  • evaluate the usefulness of ecological modeling to describe relations between perturbations and ecological effects
  • evaluate the strength and weakness of different ecological models

Type of instruction

  • Lectures and theoretical exercises 

Extent and expected workload

150 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examEcosystem modelling
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleØkosystemmodellering
Module codeK-BIO-K1-60
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
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