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bio780 - Biodiversity of Littoral Communities (Course overview)
Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 15 KP
Module responsibility
  • Thomas Glatzel
Authorized examiners
  • Thomas Glatzel
  • Pedro Miguel Martinez Arbizu
Module counceling
  • Pedro Miguel Martinez Arbizu
module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2020 Examination
Exercises
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    • Dr. Thomas Glatzel
    • Prof. Dr. Pedro Miguel Martinez Arbizu

    Wednesday: 14:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 15/04/20)
    Dates on Monday. 25.11.19 14:00 - 16:00

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    • Dr. Thomas Glatzel
    • Prof. Dr. Pedro Miguel Martinez Arbizu

    Dates on Monday. 25.11.19 14:00 - 16:00
Seminar
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    • Dr. Thomas Glatzel
    • Prof. Dr. Pedro Miguel Martinez Arbizu

    Monday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 20/04/20)
    Dates on Monday. 25.11.19 14:00 - 16:00

Seminar
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    • Robert Hentschke, Dipl.-Ing.
    • Dipl.-Ing. Christian Renken, Sicherheitsingenieur
    • Sicherheitsingenieurin Astrid Goebel

    Dates on Wednesday. 01.04.20 13:15 - 14:00
Notes for the module
Entry requirements
Safe apnoediving with aptitude test and medical fitness certificate
Time of examination
during the lectures
Module examination
2 short presentations (30 %), 1 internship reportĀ  (70 %) (project report in the style of a scientific publication) PLEASE NOTE: Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.
Skills to be acquired in this module
[nop] + deepened knowledge of biological working methods + ability to perform independent biological research ++ teamwork + ethics and professional behaviour + project and time management [/nop] By actively participating in this module students acquire qualifications in the following fields: Biological oceanography, marine biology and marine ecology: - Geological formation history of the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, respectively, or the Red Sea and adjacent seas - Oceanography and hydrology - Development of the faunal and floral composition of the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and the Mediterranean region or the Red Sea (biogeography) - Commercial utilization of the seas and its impacts - Biotopes and biotic communities - Evolution, systematics, morphology, modes of life, and ecology of selected animal groups - Applying theoretical knowledge to real-world organisms/systems - Improved and specialized knowledge of species - Adaptation of life cycles - Interaction between organisms and environment - Dynamics of reef-building and reef-degrading processes - Threat to coral reefs/protection of marine environments Methods: - Formulation and definition of scientific approaches and selection of methods - Observation and investigation of organisms and their habitats (snorkelling/diving) - Documentation of small research projects in groups in the style of a scientific publication - Editorial work to prepare a module report - Popular presentation of results to be published by the media and to be presented at the University Further skills: - Social engagement in groups/teamwork in projects - Independent scientific work in groups - Improvement of scientific discussion culture - Consciousness of the threat to coral reefs - Practising English - Dealing with the culture of the visited region Culture: - History, culture, politics, and religion Additionally: - Physiological aspects of apnoediving - Measures in case of accidents (also caused by "poisonous" organisms)