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
Lessons and field activity.
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.