Freshwater Management

The course is targeted toward students interested in water-related environmental issues.


Field exercises will focus on water quality monitoring tools and group projects will use these tools to evaluate environmental impacts on local ecosystems. Lectures and individual projects will explore major environmental challenges, such as nutrient loading, effects of mining, and land development.  These themes will be discussed in the context of current environmental legislation.

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
CountrySweden
Language of instruction
InstitutionUmeå University
Begin date02.11.2020
End date17.01.2021
Registration deadline15.04.2020
ECTS credits15.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Teaching placeUmeå
Tagsecosystemfreshwater ecologyenvironmental changeenvironmental law
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