701-0029-00L  Environmental Systems II

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersB. Wehrli, C. Garcia, M. Sonnevelt
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman



Catalogue data

AbstractThe lecture provides a science-based exploration of three important environmental systems: Inland waters, forest, and of food systems.
ObjectiveThe 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.
ContentAquatic ecosystems and their function, water use and its impact, water pollution and water treatment, coping with floods and water scarcity.

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 notesLecture notes or other documentation are provided by instructors and accessible via moodle.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Programme in Environmental Sciences 2016; Version 27.09.2019 (Examination Block)
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersB. Wehrli, C. Garcia, M. Sonnevelt
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes
Written aidsNone
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
701-0029-00 VUmweltsysteme II2 hrs
Tue13-15HG F 1 »
B. Wehrli, C. Garcia, M. Sonnevelt

Groups

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ProgrammeSectionType
Environmental Sciences BachelorFirst Year ExaminationsOInformation