Landscape studies bring together nature and culture to form a holistic interpretation of local natural history. This course presents the landscape approach through interdisciplinary research and field work. It provides an introduction to landscape-based study and its applications, the main goal being to build an appreciation for landscape literacy. The course objectives are: a) the understanding and use of basic notions and terms in landscape studies and the values of their use; b) Familiarization with the basic methods of landscape analysis, assessment and evaluation techniques; c) Getting to know the cultural landscapes of Greece with special emphasis on the history of their development; and d) having students develop a landscape analysis application during their research in Greece.
MSc Ecology (U of Wales)
PhD Env. Engineering (Univ. Patras)