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750626S Environmental impact assessment (EIA) and ecological inventory of natural resources, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 750626S  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Environmental impact assessment (EIA) and ecological inventory of natural resources  Abbreviation Environmental i 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3272 Ecology 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Field of Biology 

Teachers
Name
Seppo Rytkönen 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits / 133 hours of work.

 

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish.

 

 
Timing 

M.Sc. degree, (arranged if resources allow).

 
Learning outcomes 

After finishing the course student get acquainted to inventory approaches of natural ecosystems and is able to apply knowledge to environmental impact assessments. Student has skills to fulfill environmental impact assessments based on different types of case studies. Additionally, student knows the legal procedure to act as responsible person for EIA.

 

 
Contents 

The course gives an overview of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and its tasks according to the present legislation of the European Community. The course includes ecological impacts on e.g. hydrology, water quality, ecology, ecological inventories of nature. Course includes obligatory exercise work.

 

 
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching.

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

24 h lectures, 18 h seminars.

 

 
Target group 

-

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

No.

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eia/eia-support.htm

 

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Exam and report.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.

 
Grading 

Numerical grading scale 0 – 5, where 0 = fail.

 
Person responsible 

Doc. Seppo Rytkönen.

 

 
Working life cooperation 

No.

 
Other information 

-

 


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