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300122 PP Practical course: Current topics in Bio-Oceanography: Role of Plastics in the Ocean (2018S)

a two weeks course at a marine station in the Mediterranean Sea

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 6 participants
Language: English



Meeting to obtain further information:
Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 2PM in the seminar room of the Dept. Bio-Oceanography and Marine Biology, UZA1, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna


Aims, contents and method of the course

The students will become familiar with the problem of plastics in the ocean and their colonization and utlizations by organisms. Plastics will be sampled from the sea surface using specific nets towed by a ship. In the lab, samples will be analyzed and experiments with plastics under controlled conditions are performed.
The course takes place at the Ruder Boskovic Institute for Marine Research at Rovinj, Croatia from 4-15 Juni, 2018

Assessment and permitted materials

Performance in the course at Rovinj (40%)
written protocol (60%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

positiver Abschluss der Prüfung Meereskunde-Herndl
Mitarbeit im Kurs (40%)
Protokoll der durchgeführten Arbeit (60%): Abgabe innerhalb von 4 Wochen nach Kursende

Examination topics

Reading list

wird bei der Vorbesprechung bekanntgegeben

Association in the course directory

B-BOE 13, B-BZO 13, BOE 13, BZO 13

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