Seminar of Environmental Geology
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado
Basic knowledge of Geosciences.
Education through research and problem solving. Students will be accompanied at all stages of development of a research work (defining the problem and / or questions / problem; research and analysis of the literature, acquisition / processing of data, drafting of the synthesis work.
This course is intended that students develop skills in research methodology for environmental studies, namely, planning and conducting research.
1 - Introduction to the course
2 - Research methodologies for Environmental Studies. Practical examples of application, with special emphasis on Portuguese cases.
3 - Presentation and analysis of examples of work in the context of environmental studies.
4 - Research work in a specific context of knowledge under the Environmental Studies. (Each student will be guided in the use of literature and from various databases in order to obtain information enabling it to take stock of the situation on the knowledge in this scientific area.
Alcides José Sousa Castilho Pereira
Eduardo Ivo Cruzes do Paço Ribeiro Alves
Resolution Problems: 20.0%
Report of a seminar or field trip: 20.0%
Research work: 60.0%
A bibliografia necessária para o Seminário depende dos temas selecionados. A bibliografia será adequada e sistemática para apreensão dos conceitos, métodos e instrumentos. Serão utilizadas fontes variadas e específicas para aprofundamento do trabalho próprio.
Recursos a livros especializados nos vários domínios científicos, acesso rápido e eficaz a várias bases de dados “on line”, relatórios e cartogramas.
The bibliography required for the Seminar depends on selected themes. The bibliography will be properly and systematically seized to the concepts, methods and tools. Varied and specific sources will be used.
Should be used too: specialized books in various scientific domains; fast and efficient access to multiple on line databases; reports and cartograms.