[Ecosystem Research] Principles of Environmental Economics & Environmental Planning


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Course name Principles of Environmental Economics & Environmental Planning
Course type Lecture(s)
Course code AEF-EM009
Course coordinator Dr. Tobias Donath
Faculty Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences
Examination office pruefungsamt@agrar.uni-kiel.de
Short summary Environmental economics: diagnosing environmental problems; instruments of environmental policy ingeneral and of agri-environmental policy in particular; introduction to environmental valuationEnvironmental planning: basic planning methods; environmental planning instruments (landscape planning,environmental compatibility check, FFH-directive; intervention, regulation and landscape maintenance sett-lements. Interfaces for spatial planning, EU Water Frame work Directive.

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Study level Master
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Frequency Winter Term

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Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Course Content Environmental economics: students have an overview of environmental economics as a discipline of rese-arch and teaching. They are able to diagnose environmental problems and to assess alternative environ-mental policy instruments with the perspective and analytical tools of economics. They understand the keyinstruments of agri-environmental policy and are able to follow the ongoing debate about the further deve-lopment of agri-environmental policy in the context of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy.Environmental planning: students understand the interaction of content, method and formal legal basics ofplanning and have an overview of German and European instruments and results of spatial environmentalplanning. They are able to interpret, evaluate and apply ecological data and to solve target conflicts
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