Management and Conservation of Coastal Areas

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

ECTS
6

CONSERVATION
ENVIRONMENT

Impact assessment, mitigation and conservation
University Pierre and Marie Curie - Paris 6

Synopsis

This course is about conservation and biodiversity with emphasized on MPA management

Content

Basic Courses in Management and Policy
Courses in conservation
Courses on MPA design and management

Pre-requisites

None

Aims

Learn from a practical point of view management of MPA for the conservation of biodiversity

Objectives

Learning how to characterize marine habitats,
Learning how to implement and manage marine protected areas,
Learning how to assess ecological quality status,
Learning how to perform ecosystem management,
Learning how to quantify ecosystem goods and services

Key skills acquired

Know the marine habitat classification and its application to habitat mapping;
know the rules to design marine protected areas to assess their efficiency;
assess the ecological quality status of coastal ecosystems;
assess the impacts of urbanisation on marine environment

Bibliography

None

Assessment

50% written exam, 50% practical assignment evaluation

Involved teachers

Eric Thiebaut, Ann andersen

Contact hours

lectures
20

practicals
30

seminars
10

computerclass
10

fieldwork
20

other
0