ENVB40560 Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services (JLU)

Academic Year 2020/2021

The following themes will be covered:

• Introduction to the concept of supporting, regulating, provisioning and cultural ecosystem services
• Identification and understanding of multiple ecosystem services provided by different ecosystems
• Repetition using ArcGIS software
• Learning how to use and analyse spatial datasets with InVEST
• Evaluate and use results in the frame of a decision support analysis.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

The students will:

- Understand the concept of ecosystem services
- Know how to estimate ecosystem services using InVEST
- Be able to assess and evaluate natural resources with regard to multiple ecosystem services for an individual project

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

20

Seminar (or Webinar)

30

Practical

40

Autonomous Student Learning

90

Total

180

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures and seminars followed by exercises in computer labs 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination as per JLU Regulations Unspecified No Graded No

100


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

 

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