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The University of Algarve and the UNESCO -International Centre for Coastal Ecohydrology organize a SUMMER COURSE on Ecohydrology, from 22 of July until 04 of August 2012.
Welcome to the University of Algarve Summer Course in Ecohydrology!
Location: Faro, Portugal
Summer Course dates: 22.07.2012-04.08.2012
The Summer Course in Ecohydrology: from river to coast, aims to provide the understanding of the main ecological and hydrological processes occurring at the river basin, from upstream to downstream, how these processes are affected by human activities and climate change, how they interact in time and space, and how they can be managed. Therefore, the course is organized in 4 modules: 1 – Introduction to Ecohydrology; 2 – Freshwater ecohydrology and river restoration; 3 – Dynamics of River-coast interactions; and 4 – Management of River-Coast systems.
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The course is aimed to university students of any level and also for professional dealing with aquatic ecosystems management and conservation.
Location / VENUE
The course will be held in different locations in Portugal, accompanying the river-coast gradient. Classes and field trips will be held at the Alqueva dam and Guadiana River, at the Guadiana estuary and at the adjacent coastal zone. Students will be observing, in loco, the characteristics of different aquatic ecosystems, discuss the problems and solutions.
The Course will have a duration of 12 days, uninterruptedly. Classes will start the 23rd of July and will end the 3rd of August. Accommodation for students is organized from the 22nd July (arrival date) until the 4th of August (departure date)
Early inscription – 500 Euros
Late Inscription - 750 Euros
Early inscription – 25th June 2012
Late Inscription – 1st July 2012
The value of the fee include accommodation, lunches during field trips, opening and closing dinners, classes materials and transport for course activities.
Non-European Union students may apply to a travel subsidy.
In such a case, two letters of recommendation and one motivation letter are required for evaluation. Students not requiring accommodation will have a reduction on the value of the fee of 40%!
To download the flyer of the course, please click here
We are looking forward to receiving your applications. (online application)