300048 PP Heavy metal stress: ecology of organisms (2018S)
Ecology of organisms from heavy metal habitats: Strategies to cope with stress
- Registration is open from Fr 09.02.2018 08:00 to Th 22.02.2018 18:00
- Deregistration possible until Sa 31.03.2018 18:00
Introductory meeting on March1, 2018, 9:00, in Lecture Hall 2, UZA1. The practical will be from end of April till mid of June on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the whole day as weel as on individual dates on which we will agree together.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Personal contributions during the project practicum.
Written evaluation of competence acquisition
The results of the practical course will be discussed through guided and independent bibliographical research, summarized in a written protocol, and presented orally in a final seminar.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Heavy metals will be analysed in soils and plants:
by Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) by X-ray microanalysis (EDX),
by Light Microscopy (LM) and specific fluorescent dyes and markers,
in plants and soils by atomic absorption spectral photometry (AAS) of extracts