Aquatic ecology

Course Code :2001WETAQU
Study domain:Biology
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:55
Credits:4
Study load (hours):112
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Lieven Bervoets
Jonas Schoelynck

3. Course contents *

Specific themes are addressed in the courses, such as phyico-chemical characteristics of freshwater systems, phytoplankton, zooplankton, macro invertebrates, macrophytes, fishes, sediments, lotic and lenthic systems. The link between different trophic levels is addressed as well as the capability of the different trophic levels as indicator for disturbance.

 

The practicum  is focusing on an integrated assessment of a freshwater system