Environmental Quality & Impact Assessment
This course introduces concepts and methods used in marine ecological quality assessment and environmental impact assessment (EIA) for decision makers.
1 Design monitoring programs to analyse the quality of the environment.
2 Conduct environmental diagnostics / impact assessment (assess biodiversity, ecological quality & ecosystem services provided, predict impacts of new developments).
3 Weight impacts across time, comparing costs & benefits of a decision using supporting tools (legislation, GIS...).
4 Transform scientific results into recommendations for decision makers.
- Group work
- Integration and other seminars.
Further course information can be found here: https://studiekiezer.ugent.be/studiefiche/en/C004336/2021