Challenges and Solutions for GEC&P


Course Objective

After completing this course the student is able to:
- Understand the scope of the master spec. Global Environmental Change
and Policy
- Understand the position of personal background in the scope of the
master spec. Global Environmental Change and Policy
- Explain the relation between global environmental change, policy and
local practice in a field situation with stakeholders
- Conduct a DPSIR analysis and write an implementation plan with a
multidisciplinary team
- Pitch a solution to a scientific problem for a group of stakeholders

Course Content

The course is an introduction to the master specialization program
Global Environmental Change and Policy. It is meant to build a bridge
between the different scientific backgrounds of the students and the
scope of the master specialization. The scope of the program is
explained, with focus on global environmental change (the challenge) and
policy (solutions).

Teaching Methods

Lectures and fieldwork

Method of Assessment

DPSIR assignment (30%)
Final exam (50)%
Summary of field excursion (20%)

General Information

Course Code AM_1234
Credits 6 EC
Period P1
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator prof. dr. P.H. Pattberg
Examiner prof. dr. P.H. Pattberg
Teaching Staff dr. P.J.H. van Beukering
dr. M.P. Bokhorst
prof. dr. P.H. Pattberg

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Study Group, Computer lab, Lecture, Excursion
Target audiences

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