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Human-induced impacts on coastal ecosystems

Module
Teacher
Semester
Semester 3
Credits
6

Environmental impact assessment 
Cycle and monitoring of pollutants in coastal waters.
Strengths and weaknesses of current regulations of microbial water quality 
Ecology and protection of Mediterranean lagoons
Coastal circulation and species life cycle:  connectivity issues in marine conservation
Linking ecological theory and species distribution modeling 
Practical work in microbial pathogen determination from sediments and mussels 
Tutored group project in environmental assessment
Visit of pilot water treatment plants
Visit of a joint association for valorization, management and administration of the Leucate lagoon
Visit of two natural marine reserves (Cap Creus, Montgrí- Illes Medes - Baix Te)    
Visit of the LIFE restoration project site of Platera's marsh.    

Cycle and monitoring of pollutants in coastal waters.
Strengths and weaknesses of current regulations of microbial water quality 
Ecology and protection of Mediterranean lagoons
Coastal circulation and species life cycle:  connectivity issues in marine conservation
Linking ecological theory and species distribution modeling 
Practical work in microbial pathogen determination from sediments and mussels 
Tutored group project in environmental assessment
Visit of pilot water treatment plants
Visit of a joint association for valorization, management and administration of the Leucate lagoon
Visit of two natural marine reserves (Cap Creus, Montgrí- Illes Medes - Baix Te)    
Visit of the LIFE restoration project site of Platera's marsh.