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School of Science
NATURAL SCIENCE
Course unit
AQUATIC AND TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOINDICATORS
SCN1032456, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
NATURAL SCIENCE
SC1178, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination AQUATIC AND TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOINDICATORS
Website of the academic structure http://scienzenaturali.scienze.unipd.it/2017/laurea_magistrale
Department of reference Department of Biology
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge VALERIO MATOZZO BIO/07
Other lecturers JURI NASCIMBENE
MAURIZIO PAOLETTI

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses BIO/07 Ecology 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Annual
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Laboratory 3.0 48 27.0 No turn
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 15/06/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 STUDIO DEGLI ECOSISTEMI ACQUATICI E TERRESTRI E BIOINDICATORI AMBIENTALI 2017/2018 01/10/2017 25/11/2018 MATOZZO VALERIO (Presidente)
NASCIMBENE JURI (Membro Effettivo)
PAOLETTI MAURIZIO (Supplente)
5 STUDIO DEGLI ECOSISTEMI ACQUATICI E TERRESTRI E BIOINDICATORI AMBIENTALI 2016-2017 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 NASCIMBENE JURI (Presidente)
GIRARDI GIANLUCA (Membro Effettivo)
ZANE LORENZO (Membro Effettivo)
PAPETTI CHIARA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Ecology and Entomology
Target skills and knowledge: assess practically the environmetal quality by the use of bioindicators
Examination methods: Activand participation and preparation of 3500 words report
Assessment criteria: quality and originality of report
Course unit contents: the course content change every year
In principle the topics to study are the rural landscape quality, evaluation with bioindicators both the terrestrial and aquatic situations.
Landscapes available in the Veneto region as a model.
Lab work include student's strong active patecipatory engagement.
They will be devided in groups and must cooperate.
A strong critical view of current evaluation systems will be developed.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Active methodology
Additional notes about suggested reading: Practical study and assessment of terrestrial and aquatic environments
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)