Recursos Naturais (Opção)

Engenharia do Ambiente e Biológica
5.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 P

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Acquisition of knowledge in the area of sustainable development.
Study of the main natural resources, its intrinsic value, industrial and energetic applications.
Sustainable management of natural resources.

Program
1 - Introduction - Biodiversity; value and rating of natural resources.
2 - Water Resources.
3 - Biological Resources.
4 - Mineral Resources.
5 - Energy resources.
6 - Sustainable management of natural resources. Sustainability policies.
Biorefinery.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous evaluation - Two mini-tests; two worksheets. Preparation of an essay
followed by an oral presentation.
Final examination.

Bibliography
- Miller Jr., G. (2007). Ciência Ambiental. S. Paulo: Cengage Learning
- Clini, C. e Gorb, S. e Gullino, M. (2008). Sustainable Development and Environmental Management - Experiences and Case Studies. EUA: Springer
- Oliveira, J. (2005). Gestão Ambiental. Lisboa: Lidel - Edições Técnicas
- Carvalho, C. e Fadigas, E. e Reis, L. (2005). Energia, Recursos naturais e a Prática do Desenvolvimento Sustentável. Brasil: Manole

Method of interaction
Lectures and laboratory practice.

Software used in class