Applied geobotany

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide scientific, legislative and technical tools for the management of flora and vegetation and for environmental planning.
Expected learning outcomes
Skills in environmental management and planning, with particular reference to flora and vegetation.
Course syllabus and organization

non attivo (attivo nel 2021-22)

Lesson period
First semester
As this course is not activated this year, the field will be filled in next year
Course syllabus
Flora and vegetation analysis: methods of detection in different areas and on different scales. Vegetation mapping according to different features: land use, physiognomic-ecological-structural types and/or phytosociological and synphytosociological units. The vegetation series. Landscape hierarchical structure. Evaluation of environment quality.
Examples of the applications of Geobotany in the nature conservation, in agricultural, forestry and pastoralism activity, in environmental recovery, and in land use planning.
EC directives and their developments at national and regional levels.
Corine Convention, Habitat Directive and Natura 2000 network.
Prerequisites for admission
Basic knowledge of Botany and Ecology
Teaching methods
Lessons and field activity.
Teaching Resources
Specific textbooks will be provided during the course and available contacting the teacher.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists of the discussion of a project drawn up by the student with specific references to topics covered during the course.
BIO/02 - SYSTEMATIC BOTANY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours