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270015 VO+SE Selected chapters of ecotoxicology (2017S)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work

Do 17:30-19:30
Seminarraum 4

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Details

max. 15 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes

Thursday 17:30 - 19:30
Seminarraum 4 (Physikalische Chemie)
1090, Währinger Straße 42, Halbstock

First lecture 09.03.2017


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Basics of aquatic ecotoxicology. Selected chapters on the properties of toxic substances in the environment and in biota. Joint and guided reading of scientific articles in the field of ecotoxicology. Weekly an article or chapter of a book is read by all participants and discussed in the group.
Acquirement of basic knowledge within the field and the comprehension of pathways in some aquatic food chains. Using recent literature all participants should acquire insights to the themes and concepts of ecotoxicological research. Furthermore the participants should learn to evaluate the read articles in terms of their methodical and theoretical premises.

Assessment and permitted materials

For the evaluation the following criteria will be used:
Written test on the subject (25%)
presentation of the presented article (25%)
quality of the submitted abstract (25%)
taking part in the discussion (25%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Ecotoxicology (Fent ), Aquatic Chemistry ( Sigg & Stumm)

Association in the course directory

AC-3

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