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Syllabus 2019-20 - 10412007 - Environmental Rehabilitation and Restoration (Rehabilitación y restauración ambiental)

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DEGREE: Grado en Ciencias Ambientales
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Environmental Rehabilitation and Restoration
CODE: 10412007 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: CALERO GONZÁLEZ, JULIO ANTONIO
DEPARTMENT: U117 - GEOLOGÍA
FIELD OF STUDY: 240 - EDAFOLOGÍA Y QUÍMICA AGRÍCOLA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 311 E-MAIL: jcalero@ujaen.es P: 953212032
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Theoretical contents

 

1.   General Introduction to Restoration Ecology.

2.   Soil Restoration and Rehabilitation.

3.   Soil erosion

4.   Environmental Restoration and Rehabilitation of Mines

5.   Physical restoration in urban areas

6.   Target of ecological restoration. Diversity

7.   Environmental restoration: From ecological theory to practice.

8.   Landscape ecology. Fragmentation.

9.   Agroecology. Restoration in agroecosystem.

 

Practice.

 

1.    K-USLE determination (lab)

2.    Soil parameters: Density and porosity (lab)

3.    Field trips: 1) Study case of soils and biodiversity from olive orchards (two separate trips) 2) Ecological corridor (Aznalcollar-Aznalcazar).

4.    Seminar. Computation of diversity by using EstimateS (computer room). Two sesions.

 

 

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Professors will evaluate along the whole course: 1) class assistance and active participation; 2) elaboration of class works (individually and by a team of alumni) and class expositions; 3) know-kow in practice; 5) solving of practical cases (15 % of final scores). Finally, 85 % of the final score will come from a written test. Competences (theory-exam): CE-20, CE-27, CE-36, CE-49, CB2, CB3, CB4, CB5. Class works and expositions: CE-20, CE-27, CE-36, CE-49, CB3. Practice: CE-20,CB2,CB5; Participation:

CE-20, CE-27, CE-36, CE-49, CB4

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Professors will evaluate along the whole course: 1) class assistance and active participation; 2) elaboration of class works (individually and by a team of alumni) and class expositions; 3) know-kow in practice; 5) solving of practical cases Competences (theory-exam): CE-20, CE-27, CE-36, CE-49, CB2, CB3, CB4, CB5. Class works and expositions: CE-20, CE-27, CE-36, CE-49, CB3. Practice: CE-20,CB2,CB5; Participation: CE-20, CE-27, CE-36, CE-49, CB4

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Ecology of industrial pollution. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010  (Library)
  • Ecological Restoration [Recurso electrónico] : Principles, Values, and Structure of an Emerging Prof. Edition: Second Edition. Author: Clewell, Andre F. Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press Center for Resource Economics : Imprint: Island Press, 2013  (Library)