- SCHOOL OF BIOLOGY
- UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
- POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
TERRESTRIAL ENVIRONMENT AND ORGANISMS
Cognitive: Training students on key issues of structure and function of terrestrial bio communities. Understanding the impact of factors that shape up, structure and function of each bio community
Affective: Awareness through the knowledge of the complex relationships and the adaptation of species inside the terrestrial bio communities
Skills: Ability to organise and execute sampling and laboratory analysis in order to assess in a quantitave way the parameters controlling function in a
Teaching includes lectures, laboratory work and field exercises
1. Abiotic factors in terrestrial ecosystems .2 Terrestrial animals. 3. The exit of animals in the land. 4. Support and movement – Evolution of flight. 5. Respiration on the land 6. Displacement (moving in the landscape) 7.Flora and Vegetation - Greek patterns. 8. Main terrestrial ecosystems of the planet.
1.Mechanical properties of soil., 2. Chemical and biological soil properties 3.Bioclimatic floors 4. Recognition of characteristic species of soil mesofauna
1. Study of the soil mesofauna along an altitudinal gradient.
2. Study of vegetation change along an altitudinal gradient
It is given at each lecture.
Attending lectures, practising technical or laboratory skills
Written examination, reports on laboratory work and fieldwork
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