Environment and landscape: planning and farm management

A.Y. 2020/2021
10
Max ECTS
88
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
U.D.1. The course aims to provide knowledge to deal with rural areas analysis and planning, as well as to evaluate its consequences on environment and landscape. The course aims to provide the students with the cultural, normative, methodological and technical bases to deal with - also in multidisciplinary teams - the problems of landscape and environmental planning.
U.D.2. The course aims to provide the bases for the design of buildings and facilities for agricultural activities, which meet environmental sustainability requirements, in compliance with the environmental legislation in force and taking into account the requirements of technical and economic feasibility. Moreover, the objective is to train students in the application of the methods of analysis and assessment of the environmental performance of livestock farms, also aimed at environmental certification (ISO14000-EMAS).
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student shall have:

U.D.1
- Knowledge of cultural bases of landscape planning.
- Knowledge of reference norms, with particular reference to that of Regione Lombardia.
- Knowledge of methodologies, procedures and techniques to analyse and evaluate the characteristics of rural areas.
- Knowledge of some practical example cases.

U.D.2
- Knowledge of environmental legislation related to agricultural activity with particular reference to the application of the industrial emissions directive (IED) to livestock farms.
- Criteria for choosing the best technologies available for reducing the environmental impact of agricultural activity.
- Bases of environmental certification in agriculture and livestock (ISO14000 and EMAS).
- Knowledge of the calculation tools for the evaluation of the environmental performance of the farms and for the definition of the integrated environmental management systems based on compliance with the regulations and environmental certification.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Gestione ambientale degli allevamenti zootecnici
AGR/10 - RURAL BUILDINGS AND AGRO - FOREST LAND PLANNING - University credits: 4
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Pianificazione del territorio e dell'ambiente
AGR/10 - RURAL BUILDINGS AND AGRO - FOREST LAND PLANNING - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Senes Giulio
Professor(s)
Reception:
on demand previuos contact by email
Dept. Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Agricultural Engineering Building n. 10 - Farm Structures and Environment group