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MONITORING AND MANAGING ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

CODE 84093
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 10 cfu during the 3nd year of 9916 SCIENZE AMBIENTALI E NATURALI (L-32) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR BIO/07
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites
    You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
    • ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES 9916 (coorte 2019/2020)
    • ECOLOGY 52675
    • ELEMENTS OF MATHEMATIC 91034
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The attendance and participation in the planned activities (lectures and in the laboratory) will allow the student to acquire the general knowledge in the field of monitoring and data management necessary to  study the environmental problems, support the activities of evaluation, planning, processing and application of the procedures for the prevention of risks and for the management and protection of the environment and human health in the field of environmental sciences with particular reference to the marine environment   

    TEACHING METHODS

    The teaching consists of lectures and laboratory activities. As activities are planned for the application of the acquired knowledge, practical and methodological activities, attendance at lectures and laboratory exercises is strongly recommended.
    Lectures in the classroom are delivered through multimedia presentations.                        
    Laboratory exercises aim to apply the theoretical knowledge aquired during the lectures in the classroom.
    The lab activities  take place in specific classrooms of the DISTAV.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT


    The course syllabus includes an analysis of the monitoring activities in the coastal and offshore marine environment  in relation to the various international, European, national and local directives. The study of instrumentation, new technologies, and the methods of analysis used in the field of marine monitoring. The analysis of data processing methods and information systems in the context of national and international marine environmental monitoring programs. Laboratory activities and trials of monitoring systems  in field (at sea)

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    All the slides used during the lectures and the other teaching material will be available  at the end of each cycle of lessons / laboratory activities together with other selected papers in pdf format.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    PAOLO POVERO (President)

    MARIO PETRILLO

    CRISTINA MISIC (President Substitute)

    MARIACHIARA CHIANTORE (Substitute)

    FRANCESCO MASSA (Substitute)

    ENRICO OLIVARI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Lessons of the first term will start from 23 September 2019 and will end before 17th January 2020. For lessons starting date and timetable go to the following link: https://easyacademy.unige.it/portalestudenti/

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam consists of a written test. The written test (open and multiple-choice test) is related to the topics and practical activities carried out during the lessons and laboratory exercises. The exam is passed if the student obtains a grade greater than or equal to 18.
    Two exam dates will be available in the winter session (January-February) and four in the summer session (June, July, September).

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

     Details on how to prepare for the exam and the degree of the required detail for each topic will be provided at the beginning of the course and confirmed during lectures and exercises.
    The student must be able to integrate the knowledge acquired during the lectures with the skills acquired during the workshop activities in specific cases treated during the course. 

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    20/01/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula C3.15 - III° piano - DISTAV prova scritta + prova pratica
    10/02/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula C3.15 - III° piano - DISTAV prova scritta + prova pratica
    09/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula C3.15 - III° piano - DISTAV prova scritta + prova pratica
    29/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula C3.15 - III° piano - DISTAV prova scritta + prova pratica
    14/07/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula C3.15 - III° piano - DISTAV prova scritta + prova pratica
    14/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula C3.15 - III° piano - DISTAV prova scritta + prova pratica

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Regular attendance at lectures and lab activities  is strongly recommended.