Ecological Engineering: Natural Based Solutions in Water Management


Ecological Engineering: Natural Based Solutions in Water Management

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

M. Fountoulakis

Students will be able to:

– describe different types of nature-based solutions for water, their applicability and limitations,

– characterize the hydraulics of natural systems

– describe the functional role of different types of plants

– characterize pollutant removal pathways and removal kinetics

– prepare initial draft designs of nature-based solutions for water management

– recognize the basic principles of ecosystem restoration

– suggest methods for aquatic ecosystems restoration

 Περιγραφή Ύλης ανά Εβδομάδα:
  1. Introduction – Nature based solution and water
  2. Water harvesting
  3. Treatment wetlands I
  4. Treatment wetlands II
  5. Green spaces (bioretention and infiltration)
  6. Green roofs
  7. Reconnecting rivers to floodplains-riparian buffers
  8. Lake restoration
  9. Wetland restoration/conservation – Re/afforestation and forest restoration
  10. Green technologies for water supply regulation
  11. Green technologies for water quality regulation I
  12. Green technologies for water quality regulation II
  13. Green technologies for moderation of extreme events (floods)
 Διαλέξεις (ώρες / εβδομάδα):  2
Ασκήσεις ‐Εργαστήρια (ώρες / εβδομάδα):  1
Άλλες δραστηριότητες:  –
Αξιολόγηση – Βαθμολόγηση: Multiple choice questionnaires (15%), Short answer questions (15%), Open ended questions (20%), Problem solving (20%), Written Work (30%)
Σημειώσεις Διδάσκοντος:
Κύρια Προτεινόμενα Συγγράμματα:
Βιβλιογραφία:
  1. Αγγελάκης, Α.Ν., Tchobanoglous, G., 1995. Υγρά Απόβλητα-Φυσικά συστήματα Επεξεργασίας και Ανάκτηση, Επαναχρησιμοποίηση και Διάθεση εκροών”, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, ISBN 960-7309-95-2
  2. Kadlec, R.H., Wallace, S.D., 2009. Treatment wetlands, 2nd Edition, CRC Press, USA ISBN 978-1-56670-526-4
  3. Mitsch, W.J., Jorgensen, S.E., 2004. Ecological Engineering and Ecosystem Restoration, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, USA. ISBN: 047133264X
  4. UN World Water Development Report, 2018. Nature-based Solutions for Water. Available on-line
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