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CAU-215 Current Research Topics in Marine Ecology I

Period P2b - Christian-Albrechts Universit├Ąt zu Kiel, GermanyYear 1
CAU-215Current Research Topics in Marine Ecology I4 ECTSPeriod P2bCAU
Objectives:In this module current activities marine plankton and benthos research will be presented and discussed in the context of the actual theoretical framework. The lecture will cover patterns and mechanisms of pelagic and benthic food web organisation from costal to off-shore and surface to deep ecosystems.

Outcomes:The students will get knowledge and understanding of the current marine ecological research activities (pelagic and benthic) at IFM-GEOMAR and their scientific background. The goal of the lecture is to convey a basic understanding of and current research topics in ecological processes and patterns in selected marine pelagic ecosystems.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 120 hours
Written Exam100%Lecture15
Oral ExamSeminar30
ReportPractice
PaperTotal45h
DefenceFieldNo