Landscape laboratory

A.Y. 2018/2019
18
Max ECTS
176
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/01 AGR/08 BIO/03
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Knowing how to define the planning context in which a project fits;
Knowing how to identify the available tools and public stakeholders to start a redevelopment project;
Knowing how to identify and analyze the costs and benefits (direct / indirect, market / non-market) related to a project;
Knowing how to use these skills applied to a case study.
The course aims to provide students with the necessary tools to address the issues related to rivers restoration, both natural and artificial environments in rural area s. Another goal is to acquire knowledge and skills in relation to the restoration project.The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge of plant ecology, to describe the distribution, current and past, of individual species and of plant communities on Earth, to provide the scientific tools for studying plant communities, also in order to correct interpretation, management and landscape design.
Expected learning outcomes
This module, conveniently integrated with the other modules of the course, enables students to acquire the tools necessary to draw up a master plan of intervention projects in the agro-environmental field and the skills to apply the techniques of economic and financial evaluation. Students will also be able to uptake the administrative procedures and tools of support to the agricultural and environmental policies.The student will acquire useful knowledge to deal with the issue of environmental restoration of watercourses in rural areas and the best way to perform the design process.The student will acquire knowledge of plant ecology, geobotany applied, landscape ecology and environmental design, in order to address correct territorial analyzes, assessments of the quality of the environment and formulating guidelines for the design, restoration and environmental recovery.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
certificazione e valutazione ambientale
Course syllabus
Project analysis with particular reference to the water sector: objectives, actions, objective and result indicators, feasibility and options analysis, stakeholders, role of ex-ante evaluation. Financial analysis and economic analysis: time horizon, costs and revenues generated by the project; financial sustainability, determination of the discount rate; determination of performance indicators. Corrections for the economic analysis: externalities, prices of account, discounting. The multi-criteria analysis. The monetary valuation of environmental services.
Teaching methods
Available on Ariel platform
stream restoration
Course syllabus
Introduction, water cycle, carbon cycle Elements of river morphology Elements of river ecology Stream restoration project GIS laboratory Field survey Hydrology (Theory) Hydrology (laboratory) Hydraulic and geotechnic theory Hydraulic and geotechnic laboratory Works review Elements of planning Seminar
Teaching methods
all the material is available on the Ariel web platform
biodiversità e paesaggio
Course syllabus
- Preliminary concepts: definition of Landscape, Geobotany, Lndscape Ecology, flora and vegetation- Basics of plant ecology: ecosystem, habitat, ecological niche, ecological factors, ecological valence, environmental factors (soil, climate, altitude,
Teaching methods
In addiction to the educational materials provided by the teacher, the main reference texts are: Pignatti S. (ed.), 1995 ¿ Ecologia vegetale. Utet ed.; Pignatti S., 2004 ¿ Ecologia del paesaggio. Utet Ed.; Rivas-Martínez S., 1987 ¿ Nociones sobre Fitosociología, Biogeografía e Bioclimatología. In ¿La vegetation de España¿ Universidad de Alcalá de Henares: 19-45.; Ferrari C., 2001 ¿ Biodiversità dall¿analisi alla gestione. Zanichelli Ed.; Farina A., 2001 - Ecologia del paesaggio. Utet ed.
biodiversità e paesaggio
BIO/03 - ENVIRONMENTAL AND APPLIED BOTANY - University credits: 6
Field activity: 8 hours
Laboratories: 8 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Professors: Orsenigo Simone, Pierce Simon
certificazione e valutazione ambientale
AGR/01 - AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL - University credits: 6
Laboratories: 16 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Sali Guido
stream restoration
AGR/08 - AGRICULTURAL HYDRAULICS AND WATERSHED PROTECTION - University credits: 6
Practicals: 32 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
by appointment
DISAA