Code last year: (AEW-50803)
|Teaching method||Contact hours|
|Course coordinator(s)||dr. RMM Roijackers|
|Lecturer(s)||dr. RMM Roijackers|
|prof. dr. ir. PJH Reijnders|
|prof. dr. HJ Lindeboom|
|Examiner(s)||dr. RMM Roijackers|
Language of instruction:
AEW-22303 Practical Marine and Estuarine Ecology; AEW-22806 Marine Systems
Students are introduced in the structural and functional characteristics of marine and estuarine systems, i.e. physical, chemical and biological properties of the various ecosystems. Guest) lecturers will present cases that examplify the major processes and management options in marine environments.
After this course the student can explain:
- the composition of marine waters and the differences between major oceans;
- the main physical, chemical and biological processes in marine waters;
- (dis)similarities between the main marine and estuarine ecosystems;
- important ecological concepts in marine systems (e.g. regime shifts, food webs).
A full days course with the lectures in the morning.
There will be a written exam dealing with the lectures.
Lecture notes and selected papers will be given during the lectures.
|Compulsory for:||BAS||Animal Sciences||BSc||B: Aquatic Organisms||6WD|
|Compulsory for:||WUMLR||BSc Minor Marine Living Resources||6WD|