What are Mountain Areas? Basic definitions, morphological features - Why are mountains important? (Natural Resources, Energy, Biodiversity, Cultural Reserve) - Geotectonics and Orogenesis - Mountains and Climate - The most important mountains in the world - Mountainous Greece: i. Main mountains ii. Flora and Fauna iii. Historical and social development iiii. Mountain Cultures - Modern Mountain Greece: Opportunities and Problems - Policies for Mountain Areas (Organizations, Legislation, Development Plans: International and Greek experience).