2017-2018 / ENVT3023-1

Information representation
  • Part 1 : Indicators
  • Part 2 : Indentification of systems
  • Part 3 : Spatial information

Duration

Part 1 : Indicators : 8h Th, 8h Pr
Part 2 : Indentification of systems : 8h Th, 4h Pr
Part 3 : Spatial information : 12h Th, 12h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in environmental science and management (120 ECTS)4 crédits 
 Master in environmental science and management (60 ECTS)4 crédits 

Lecturer

Part 1 : Indicators : Anne-Claude Romain
Part 2 : Indentification of systems : Philippe Andre
Part 3 : Spatial information : Marie Lang, Julien Minet, Bernard Tychon

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Part 1 : Indicators

Construction of global environmental indicators: - usefulness of global indicators - choice and aggregation of variables - normalization - quality of a good indicator - International systems of environmental indicators and sustainable development - different approaches to the construction of indicators (models: PSR, DSR, DPSIR) - presentation of indicators in environmental reports - examples of indicators
 

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Part 1 : Indicators

The student will be able to interpret and manipulate environmental indicators. He can use them in reports.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Part 1 : Indicators

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Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Part 1 : Indicators

ex-cathedra lectures and group brainstorming on the construction of indicators.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

Part 1 : Indicators

face-to-face

Recommended or required readings

Part 1 : Indicators

 Power Point presentations.

Assessment methods and criteria

Part 1 : Indicators

homework report on a selected indicator

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

Contacts

Part 1 : Indicators

Anne-Claude ROMAIN Département des Sciences et Gestion de l'Environnement Université de Liège-Campus d'Arlon Avenue de Longwy, 185 B-6700 ARLON Belgium Tel: 32 (0) 63 23 08 5932 (0) 63 23 08 59(0) 63 23 08 59(0) 63 23 08 5932 (0) 63 23 08 59 Fax: 32 (0)63 23 08 00 acromain@ulg.ac.be



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