Scenarios and Trends in Planetary Change 2030-50

Scenarios and Trends in Planetary Change 2030-50

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Εξάμηνο:  A Διδακτικές Μονάδες: ECTS: 6 Τύπος: ΚΕΥ
Επίπεδο Σπουδών:  Μεταπτυχιακό  Κατεύθυνση: Διδάσκων:

Andreas Troumbis

  • The course extends on questions of both analysis and modelling of environmental issues as approached through classical ecological thinking.
  • Techniques of scenario building
  • Techniques of trends evaluation
  • International Programmes predictions and forecasts for SDGs 2030, improved Aichi 2020 targets and IPCC scenarios 2050 and beyond
  • Upon completion of the course, students are expected to understand and master
  • The importance and utility of ecological systems theory transgressing over multiple singular fields of environmental science.
  • The concepts, mechanics and dynamics of planetary change, especially in its interaction with- and importance for- biodiversity and ecosystem functions.


 Περιγραφή Ύλης ανά Εβδομάδα:
  • Field 1: Concepts, Methods and Technics for Ecosystem level models for processes and functions and design of biodiversity conservation strategies.
  • Field 2: Applied exercises on disturbance effects upon biodiversity and ecosystem level functioning in long-term perspective and strategies.
 Διαλέξεις (ώρες / εβδομάδα): 1.5
Ασκήσεις ‐Εργαστήρια (ώρες / εβδομάδα): 1.5
Άλλες δραστηριότητες:  –
Αξιολόγηση – Βαθμολόγηση: Written test (40%) (Multiple Choice Questions, Short statements on specific questions, Critical Arguments on scientific judgment issues) and project (60%)

Σημειώσεις Διδάσκοντος:
Κύρια Προτεινόμενα Συγγράμματα:
  • Begon, M., Harper J.L., Townsend, C.R. (1996) «Ecology: Individuals, Populations and Communities», Blackwell Science Inc.
  • IPBES Scenarios and Models for Biodiversity Assessment 2018.
  • IPBES Assessments of Biodiversity Status in Europe and Central Asia (2018-…)
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