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