This short course will give you a brief introduction into this subject area and briefly illustrate how nature based solutions can contribute to deliver sustainable land and water management.
At a glance
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- DurationOne day
What you will learn
On successful completion of this course you will be able to;
- Briefly describe & contextualise and nature based solutions to technical and non-technical audience,
- Identify benefits from an economic, social and environmental standpoint,
- Recognise best practice and identify current limitations of nature based solutions.
- Principles of ecological engineering,
- Regulatory, social, environmental and economic drivers,
- The importance of multipurpose designs,
- Environmental and economic quantification of NBS benefits,
- Ecosystem services accounting and life cycle analysis,
- Treatment wetlands for wastewater treatment,
- Technologies for urban and rural water management,
- Sustainable urban drainage systems,
- Green roofs and walls,
- Industrial wastewater treatment with NBS,
- Municipal wastewater treatment with NBS,
- Natural flood management,
- Ecosystem restoration for biodiversity net benefits,
- Environmental connectivity and wildlife corridors,
- Integrating NBS in the circular economy.
9.00 Welcome & Coffee,
9.30 Session 1 – Key note (Key challenges),
10.30 Session 2 – Current technological solutions I,
11:45 Session 3 - Current technological solutions II,
13:00 Session 4 – Future trends introductions,
14:00 Session 5 – Interactive session/seminar,
15:15 Session 6 - TBC,
16:15 Summary and closing remarks,16:30 Departure.
Who should attendThe course is open to delegates from a variety of backgrounds, including environmental scientists, biologists, civil and environmental engineers, and those interested in using ecological principles to solve environmental challenges in urban and rural settings.
Location address5th & 7th Floor Colmore Gate,
Bull Street Entrance,
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