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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Course unit
ENVIRONMENTAL APPRAISAL
AG01122527, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
AG0062, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENVIRONMENTAL APPRAISAL
Website of the academic structure http://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/course/view.php?idnumber=2018-AG0062-000ZZ-2018-AG01122527-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)
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 MARA THIENE AGR/01
Other lecturers ADRIANO ALTISSIMO 000000000000

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses AGR/01 Rural economy and evaluation 8.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Practice 2.0 16 34.0 No turn
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
12 Commissione a.a. 2019/20 01/12/2019 30/11/2020 THIENE MARA (Presidente)
PISANI ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
SECCO LAURA (Supplente)
TEMPESTA TIZIANO (Supplente)
11  Commissione a.a. 2018/19 01/12/2018 30/11/2019 THIENE MARA (Presidente)
ALTISSIMO ADRIANO (Membro Effettivo)
PISANI ELENA (Supplente)
SECCO LAURA (Supplente)
TEMPESTA TIZIANO (Supplente)
10  Commissione a.a. 2017/18 01/12/2017 30/11/2018 THIENE MARA (Presidente)
ALTISSIMO ADRIANO (Membro Effettivo)
PISANI ELENA (Supplente)
SECCO LAURA (Supplente)
TEMPESTA TIZIANO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Principles of mathematics and statistics. Economics
Target skills and knowledge: The aim of the course is to acquire methodologies and survey tools in order to estimate economic value of environmental resources. Besides, the course will provide the economic tools for the environment and land management
Examination methods: To be defined
Assessment criteria: Criteria are based on valuation of theoretical and practical learning.
Course unit contents: 1. Principles of environmental economics and introduction to environmental valuation (1 CFU)
• Market failure, public goods, externalities, economic value of environmental resources.
2. Economic valuation methods of environmental resources(1 CFU)
• Management and non market valuation methods for environmental resource:
- Multicriteria analysis (case studies and tutorials)
- Environmental damage assessment
• Non market valuation for environmental resources (5 CFU)
- Revealed preference methods: Travel Cost, Hedonic Pricing (case studies and tutorials).
- Stated preference methods: Contingent Valuation, Choice Experiment (case studies and tutorials).
-Benefit Transfer
• Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES)
3. Sustainability of natural systems in rural and anthropogenic areas: a global approach from cost to resource (1 CFU)
- Biodiversity increase due to water and biomass functions.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: A substantial part of the course will be devoted to data analysis in the computer lab, in order to implement methodologies acquired during front lessons. A field trip will take place.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Teaching material will be available at the link:
https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)