Ecosystem services: a comprehensive introduction to theory and applications (FOR 109)

MSc course (September-October 2018).

Credits: 5 ECTS

Time: I period (September-October) 2018.

Place: Latokartanonkaari 7, Viikki campus, University of Helsinki.

Responsible person: Dalia D’Amato (PhD),

Evaluation: Participation and critical discussion, lecture attendance, group work, reading material and a final essay.

The course run (for the third year) in September and October 2018 at the University of Helsinki. The aim was to provide a comprehensive understanding of the current ecosystem services research, which has rapidly become a key concept in sustainability research and policy making. About 40 students enrolled to the course, including MSc and PhD students from various disciplines, including natural sciences and economics. The course will be held again during the academic year 2019-2020. 

Some of the essays created by the students during the course are available below.