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Environmental Quality & Impact Assessment

Semester 3

This course introduces concepts and methods used in marine ecological quality assessment and environmental impact assessment (EIA) for decision makers.


Final Competencies

1  Design monitoring programs to analyse the quality of the environment.

2  Conduct environmental diagnostics / impact assessment (assess biodiversity, ecological quality & ecosystem services provided, predict impacts of new developments).

3  Weight impacts across time, comparing costs & benefits of a decision using supporting tools (legislation, GIS...).

4  Transform scientific results into recommendations for decision makers.


Teaching Methods

  • Excursion
  • Group work
  • Lectures
  • Integration and other seminars.


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