Mandatory for students expecting to accomplish the “Baltic Sea Studies” module. Optional for others.
B.Sc. in environmental economics, aquatic studies, environmental studies or other relevant field.
The course follows the Driver-Pressure-State-Impact-Response framework. After the course, student will understand the main causal relationships in the ecosystem of the Baltic Sea. Moreover, students understand the mechanisms of how the states of the Baltic Sea ecosystem react to the various pressures. The pressures on the drainage area are in a key role.
The first or second year of the Master programme.
Lecture material and other provided material on the course
Passing the course: 80 % times present, one-page description of each talk, seminar presentation in the end.
All lectures will be in English.
Replaces the former course 51878 Itämeritutkimuksen ajankohtaisia kysymyksiä 5 cr OR 863067 Vaihtuva teemakurssi 4 cr.