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

MSc course (September-October 2017).

Credits: 5 ECTS

Time: I period (September-October) 2017; Wed 10-12 Fri 12-14 sh 332

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

Registration deadline is 04.09 in weboodi.

Responsible person: Dalia D’Amato (PhD),

Evaluation: Participation and critical discussion, mandatory attendance 8 lessons, reading material and a final essay.

The course run (for the second year) in September and October 2017 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 30 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 2018-2019. 

Some of the essays and videos created by the students during the course are available at the following links.