The Baltic Sea Environment 2019/2020 (10 credits)

Course Code: 1BG405

Autumn 2019, Weekend, 33 %, Distance learning Cancelled

Start date: 2 September 2019

End date: 19 January 2020

Location: Uppsala

Outline for distance course: The course has one compulsory meeting (weekend when the course starts September 6-8 2019). There will also be an optional weekend meeting at the end of the course for the oral presentation of literary works.

Number of meetings for distance course: 1

Number of mandatory meetings for distance course: 1

Entry Requirements: General entry requirements

About the course:

The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge of the ecosystem and the environmental conditions of the Baltic Sea. Special attention is given to the problems connected with the Baltic Sea environment as well as to the restoration measures in order to improve the environmental situation. The course is interdisciplinary integrating questions of biodiversity, eutrophication, fisheries, toxins, and global warming. Moreover, restoration measures will be discussed from biological, technical, legal, as well as economical points of view. The course includes an excursion to the Baltic Sea, and a study visit to a work facility related to the Baltic Sea environment.

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