Climate Change and Ecosystem Analysis

2022/2023

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • acccount for the basic impact of climate change on natural ecosystems
  • account for the dominating climatic factors, which affects the environment and ecosystems at local as well at global scale

Skills

  • carry out load balances for chemical compounds and analyze the impact of these compounds on e.g. water or food resources
  • evaluate local and global effects of green-house gas emissions
  • evaluate the environmental impact of climate change on ecosystems
  • write an electronic project report following the standards of the field of study, include relevant original scientific literature, use the correct terminology, and communicate the research-based foundation and problem and results in writing, graphically and orally in a professionally reasoned and coherent way
  • use relevant software to present, analyze and visualize theories, hypotheses and data in writing as well as orally
  • assess and select relevant original scientific literature and current scientific methods, models and other tools used in the project and asses the problem of the project and results in relevant scientific and social contexts

Competences

  • handle the planning, implementation and management of complex and unpredictable research and/or developmental tasks and take professional responsibility to implement academic assignments and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • take responsibility for own professional development and specialization

Type of instruction

Project work

Extent and expected workload

450 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examClimate Change and Ecosystem Analysis
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
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 titleKlimaforandringer og bƦredygtighed
Module codeK-BIO-K2-58
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
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