|Responsible unit:||Department of Geosciences, Environment and Spatial Plannings|
|Course/CS Responsible:||First Degree in Geology|
|Acronym||No. of Students||Study Plan||Curricular Years||Credits UCN||Credits ECTS||Contact hours||Total Time|
|L:CTA||49||Plano estudos a partir do ano letivo 2016/17||2||-||6||56||162|
|L:G||9||study plan from 2017/18||2||-||6||56||162|
The overall objective is to provide to students a multidisciplinary field related to geological environment, so as to allow its action on various levels and its insertion in companies for environmental purposes and development the ability to solve problems within the training area in the Earth Sciences and Environment, interpretation of geological processes vs. environmental and reasoning of their own arguments;
Ability to solve problems within the training area in the Earth Sciences and Environment, interpretation of geological processes vs. environmental and reasoning of their own arguments;
- Ability to collect, select and interpret relevant information, particularly in the area of training that will enable them to support the solutions we recommend and the judgments that issue, including the analysis of social, scientific and ethical aspects;
- Skills to communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions;
- Skills to life long learning.
Introduction. Catastrophes and natural dissasters: concepts. Natural dissasters linked to the processes of internal and external geodynamics. Climate, Tectonics and global biogeochemical cycles. Erosion and desertification. Processes of physics and chemistry of the atmosphere and the associated environmental phenomena. Contamination of soils, waters and aquifers, causes and effects. Geotechnology and geoenvironment. Geomedicine and human health. Geology and urban environment.
|Frequência das aulas||54,00|
Theoretical = 80% - Practical component = 20%
In any of these components, the final note, can not be less than 8.0 values. The note of the theoretical component can be obtained by: - conducting final exam.
The note of the practical component can be obtained from: - delivery of practical work done.