Aquatic Ecosystem Management

Sustainable Catchment Management

  Aims:

To enable students to write a river basin management plan as required by the Water Framework Directive of the European Commission

Module Contents:

The contents of the Water Framework Directive, and other relevant UK legislation and international agreements.

The scientific, legal and management concepts implied by the WFD.

Study visits (including sampling) to 2 contrasting catchments.

Writing an outline River Basin Management Plan with some detailed sections.

 
(Module includes 2 field trips)

MSc Aquatic Ecosystem Management

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