Summer School "Climate change and natural resource management" 2012
Frequent droughts and floods all around the world, but also in Danube region, highlighted the need for the water resources to be better managed. Therefore, the course program was developed to provide students at the MA and PhD level with the knowledge and skills necessary for managing natural environment within the context of climate change. The modules of the course are organized in the way to provide an insight into environmental implications of climate change, methods for research the soil – water – plant continuum, including also understanding of the role of climate change on natural resource management, particularly water and soil environments, as well as nutrient and pollutant flows and developing effective survey methodologies of land assessment. Students are expected to develop a good understanding of the sustainability of the natural resource management, from the aspects of both agriculture and environmental protection. “CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT”.
Project timeline: June 2012
CASEE Members involved:
- University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Austria
- Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic