WET LAND ECOLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
a) Acquire, study in depth and use a store of scientific and methodological knowledge peculiar to wet land ecology
b) Identify the key factor or factors that influence the functioning of the different types of these systems
c) Identify the space-time scale consistent with the processes being studied
d) Identify procedures for adjusting and validating environmental indices
e) Tend towards problem solving through vertical and lateral thinking
f) Acquire an emotional maturity that will extend the boundaries of the ecological self to a wide time horizon, which contains all living forms
g) The ability to interact on equal terms, and offering proposals, with other professional figures dealing with the environment
Course contents summary
Criteria for identifying wetlands (4 hours).
Classification and typification of wetlands (4 hours).
Functions and values of wetlands (6 hours).
Interaction between biogeochemical cycles (6 hours).
Field and laboratory investigations and analyses (18 hours).
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