Danish Biotopes


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module


Learning objectives


Students completing the module acquire the following:


  • 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 animals
  • 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)


  • 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.



Name of examDanish Biotopes
Type of exam
Active participation/continuous evaluation
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

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


Study BoardStudy Board of Chemistry and Bioscience
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science