Concepts and Practices in Biological Oceanography and Marine Ecology - Part 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

ECTS
6

FUTURE SEAS

Global change and functional biodiversity
University of Pierre and Marie Curie - Paris 6

Synopsis

CPOB-Part 1 is a Practical Course, implementing with field works, concepts that were acquired in the first semester. Part 1 is devoted to data acquisition

Content

Sampling Strategies
From Concepts to Practices in Biological Oceanography
Studying Pelagic Environments
Studying Benthic Environments and Benthic-Pelagic Couplings.
Sampling Pelagos
Sampling Benthos
Taxonomic workshops

Pre-requisites

None

Aims

Transfer of the theoretical background in biological oceanography and marine ecology into conceptual and practical knowledge.

Objectives

Learning how to conceive a study from sampling to data acquisition.
Learning how to sort and identify organisms in different samples
Learning how to analyse samples biologically, chemically and physically

Key skills acquired

Field Practices
Basic Laboratory Practices for Biological Oceanography and Marine Ecology
Basic Data Analyses
Basic Modelling for Biological Oceanography and Marine Ecology

Bibliography

None

Assessment

50% Written Exam
50% Practical Assignments

Involved teachers

Fran├žois Lantoine

Contact hours

lectures
20

practicals
40

seminars
0

computerclass
0

fieldwork
30

other
0