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lök200 - Geo-Biology of the Coast (Course overview)
Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2016 Examination
Practical training
Hinweise zum Modul
Basic knowledge in Geology, Geomorphology, and Botany, comparable to the respective Bachelor modules in Environmental Sciences
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6 CP / L / LC / 2nd semester (FS/WP) Freund (L = optionally MM 16 or MM 16 b)
Before the end of the module
Module examination
Written examination (40%)
Specialized Exercise (60%)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Upon successful completion of the module students will gain:
Advanced knowledge of the most important marine, semiterrestrial and terrestrial ecosystems on the North Sea coast.
Advanced knowledge of erosion and transport processes of unconsolidated sediments as well as their sedimentation in terrestrial, coastal and marine areas.
Advanced skills in addressing sediments and in sampling.
Knowledge of the most important pollen types of the Northwest European flora, their chemical preparation and analysis of palynological samples as well as application of palynology in Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, and as a dating method.
Knowledge of the most important diatoms (pelagic and benthic types) of the North Sea coast, skills in the chemical preparation and analysis of diatom samples as well as in the application of diatom research in Palaeoecology and facies addressing.