[ 675ARSPVPEC14 ] Module Polar Ecology

Workload Mode of examination Education level Study areas Responsible person Coordinating university
5 ECTS Accumulative module examination B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year (*)Bioinformatik Josef Elster USB Budweis
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Original study plan Bachelor's programme Bioinformatics 2015W
Objectives Polar Ecology course is bringing information about ecological functioning and biodiversity of both polar regions. The course contains the week lectures covers the following topics; climatology, glaciology, geology, geomorphology, hydrology, limnology, microbiology, phycology, botany, plant physiology, zoology and parasitology.
Subject 1. Origin and evolution of polar regions
2. Rotation of glacial and interglacial periods
3. Comparison of Arctic and Antarctic regions
4. Climate of polar regions
5. Marine ecology of polar seas and oceans
6. Polar soil and freshwater ecosystems
7. Plants and their adaptations to polar environment
8. Animals and their adaptation to polar environment
9. Sensitivity of polar nature, polar law
10. History of polar regions exploration
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