The course adopts a "blended" modality, with an integrated use of different educational formats. In particular, the introductory and final part of the course (about 20% of the total) consist of lectures and discussion of case studies, while teaching units (about 80% of the total) are provided in e-learning mode or as lectures using the Teams platform. The teaching units are listed below:
Knowledge transfer through e-learning teaching units
- The water resource
- the soil resource
- Introduction to the study of ecosystems
- Ecosystems and economy
- Lentic ecosystems
- The economic evaluation of ecosystem services
- Ecosystems with marked anthropogenic impacts.
Live streaming lectures using Teams
- Stream ecology
- Indices and indicators
Assessment methods and criteria
The exam is organised in an oral test and the design of a teaching unit on a subject suggested by the teacher.
The oral test consists of questions on topics covered during the course.