Found 131 courses
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natural sciences subject

Analytical Environmental Geochemistry

DESPINA PENTARI - undergraduate - (A-)
School of Mineral Resources Engineering, Technical University of Crete

Basic principles of thermodynamics equilibrium and kinetics. Redox processes in natural systems. The system CO2 carbonic acid and carbonate, natural waters pH. Box models and geochemical cycles. Metals, sources, anthropogenic impacts, speciation, enrichment factors, ion exchange, sorption, desorption, case studies.

natural sciences subject

Not available

Gregorios Varras - Undergraduate - (A+)
Meetings, TEI of Epirus

Not available.

natural sciences subject

URBAN TRANFORMATIONS

Lila Thoedoridou - Undergraduate - (A+)
CIVIL ENGINEERING AND SURVEYING & GEOMATICS, TEI of Central Macedonia

The course provides students with a coherent understanding of urbanism and the built environment. Case studies are discussed in details in order to provide students insights in different topics. Basic Understanding of urban transformation through the centuries and their connection with social-economic Issues; in three dimensions - theories, realities, and practices. Organic and geometrical urban grid. Middle ages, rennaisance, outopian cities. 19th centuries interventions. Prewar and postwar urban units. Functional urbanism. Superblocks, suburbs, new towns, grandes ensembles, urban sprawl, post industrial cities, urban regeneration, seafront recovery, urban void, new urban landscapes. Master plans and urban legislation in Greece. Zoning, land use, heights. Concept of green cities, smart cities. Future cities.

natural sciences subject

not available

Marios Valavanidis - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying & Geoinformatics Engineering, TEI of Athens

not available

natural sciences subject

Geodesy

Vassilios Andritsanos - Undergraduate - (A+)
Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying & Geoinformatics Engineering, TEI of Athens

not available

natural sciences subject

Coastal Geology [open]

Antonis Velegrakis - Undergraduate - (A+)
Department of Marine Sciences, Aegean University

Coastal geomorphology and coastal morphodynamics - the coastal environments. Main factors and key processes that shape the coast ( geology of the coastal zone , topography , hydrographic network, climate, feeding the coast with debris through the drainage network , dynamic state of the sea along the coast ) .

natural sciences subject

Waste Management

Sophia, Aikaterini, Stavroula Bakopoulou, Papaoikonomou, Tsitsifli - Postgraduate - (A-)
Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly

The course focuses on study of solid waste as well as wastewater production, their qualitative and quantitative characteristics and management - treatment methods. Special attention is given to urban waste production and management in relation to the general procedure of cities’ spatial and environmental planning.

natural sciences subject

Marine Biology [open]

Drosos Koutsoumpas - Undergraduate - (A+)
Department of Marine Sciences, Aegean University

The course includes basic concepts and principles related to the study of marine organisms and their interactions with the environment and their economic importance .

natural sciences subject

Simulation methods and Applications

George Tsirtsis, Vassilis Kolovoyiannis - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Marine Sciences, Aegean University

The course introduces students to the theory and applications of simulation models. The theoretical part includes the basic terminology, development of models in one or more dimensions, numerical methods of solution of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, and methods for the presentation of results. The practical exercises include model development with visual simulation software (VISSIM, Scilab-Xcos).

natural sciences subject

Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change

AGGELIKI FOTIADI - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, University of Patras

Content: Introduction (the Earth’s climate system, weather and climate, factors that determine the Earth’s climate), the energy budget of the planet (solar radiation, terrestrial radiation), the Greenhouse effect, some useful definitions: radiative forcing and global potential warming, climate forcing factors (the greenhouse gases, surface albedo, the role of aerosols), Paleoclimate (climate change throughout geological ages, natural causes of climate changes, proxies of past climate), the recent global warming (human-induced climate variations, anthropogenic forcing, enhanced greenhouse effect), the observed climate changes, statistical analysis of climate parameters (variability, variations, anomalies and trends), climate models, climate feedback mechanisms, the emissions scenarios, future climate predictions and projections, impacts of climate change, vulnerability and mitigation to climate change, strategies for climate change mitigation