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RESTORATION OF MINING AREAS: REVEGETATION (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Curs Superior Universitari (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Jorba Peiró, Maria Montserrat
Number of credits: 2,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Faculty Of Biology
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 200,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 2/28/2022

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
To acquire the necessary basis for understanding how ecosystems work and the interactions between vegetation, soil and the micro-environment.
- To learn key aspects of land restoration in areas affected by mining, as well as the most suitable techniques for achieving this.
- To train professionally to advise, launch and manage land restoration projects in mining areas.
- To be able to adopt measures following scientific criteria that avoid, minimise or address environmental impacts on land due to mining.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- Individuals interested in identifying the role of plants in ecosystems and how to revegetate land disrupted by mining.
- Holders of bachelor's degrees and engineering degrees in: health sciences, earth science and related disciplines (biology, environmental science, agronomy, geology, mine engineering, forest engineering, geography, landscape architecture); and who wish to broaden their knowledge and boost their career prospects.
- Students who do not hold a university qualification may be accepted to the course. On this occasion, they must write an expression of interest letter to the course convenor before enrolling.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Facultat de Biologia
Address: Diagonal, 643 Barcelona 08028 Barcelona España
Email address: montsejorba@ub.edu

Telephone: 934021465

Observations: Monday and Wednesday, from 5 to 7 p.m


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Montse Jorba
Address: Diagonal, 643 Barcelona 08028 Barcelona España
Email address: montsejorba@ub.edu

Telephone: Barcelona



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