Environmental Monitoring
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Keskkonnamonitooringu alused
Course title in English
Environmental Monitoring
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Aim of which is to give an overview of terminology and tasks of environmental monitoring.
Brief description of the course
Definition of environmental monitoring, targets and organisation. Covered types of environmental monitoring one as follows: geophysical (meteorological, hydrological, radiation atc.), geochemical (air pollution, chemical content of forecipitation and inland waters, soils), biological (plant cover and fauna) and integrated monitoring. Existing monitoring systems in Estonia, their tasks, networks of observation stations and useage of data are discussed in more details.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledges about the environmental monitoring methods;
- knows Estonian Republic environmental monitoring systems;
- has overwiev of imoprtant in Estonia provable environmental monitoring.

Kait Antso, MSc