Integrated Practicals

Course Code :2007WETOLA
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st/2nd semester
Contact hours:45
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Kayawe Valentine Mubiana
Gudrun De Boeck
Lieven Bervoets
Tom Maris
Niko Celis

3. Course contents *

This course consists of three different parts integrating ecological fieldwork, toxicology and physiology:

1) a three-day acute aquatic toxicity test, applying the waterflea Daphnia magna

2) a three-day physiological test assessing the aerobic energy consumption and energy stores of the common carp at different temperatures

3) an ecological field course looking at nutrient cycling