Martijn Sonnevelt: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2017
|Name||Dr. Martijn Sonnevelt|
World Food System Center
ETH Zürich, WEC E 25
|Department||Environmental Systems Science|
|701-0029-00L||Environmental Systems II||3 credits||2V||B. Wehrli, C. Garcia, M. Sonnevelt|
|Abstract||The lecture provides a science-based exploration of three important environmental systems: Inland waters, forest, and of food systems.|
|Objective||The students are able to explain important functions of the three environmental systems, to discuss critical drivers, trends and conflicts of their use and to compare potential solutions.|
|Content||Aquatic ecosystems and their function, water use and its impact, water pollution and water treatment, water and health, water technologies, water & energy.|
Forests and agroforest systems, trends and drivers of land use changes, sustainable forest management.
The main functions, trends and challenges of agricultural and food systems are discussed based on the four dimensions of food security (availability, access, utilization of food and stability of the food systems).
|Lecture notes||Lecture notes or other documentation are provided by instructors and accessible via moodle.|