Ecosystem modelling

2023/2024

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 Chemistry and Bioscience
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science