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School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Ecology

Course Information:

Course ID:ENVE 112
Type of course:Required course
Semester:Fall
Credits:4
ΕCTS:4
Teaching Hours:Th=2, E=0, L=2

Instructor:  Associate Professor D. Venieri (Faculty Member - EnvEng)

Laboratory exercises: I. Gounaki

Textbooks (Eudoxus):

  • Book [41959128]: Οικολογία, Οικοσυστήματα και Προστασία του Περιβάλλοντος, Χατζημπίρος Κίμων

Eclass:

  •  Registration required

Course contents:

  • Systems & ecosystems. Meaning and use of models. Succession and stability. Mathematical models of ecosystems. Organizations and environmental factors. Categories of organizations and their interaction with the environment. The organization at the level of populations. Models of a population size change. Interaction populations. The organization at the level of ecosystems. Energy flow. Limiting factors. Movement of chemicals in ecosystems. Ecological succession. Ecological quality and degradation of natural environment. Habitats - biodiversity. Introductory information on toxic pollution, water pollution and air. Sources and effects of water pollutants. Addressing water pollution. Environmental Indicators

Laboratory exercises:

  • Ten lab exercises - team reports: 60% of the Lab grade
  • Final written lab exam: 40% of the Lab grade

Assessment and grading method:

  • Lab work, 40% of the grade
  • Final closed-book written exam, 60% of the grade

 


Last modification: 29-08-2018