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300206 VO Introduction to Marine Pollution (2016S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Class will be taught in English, 08.03.2016, 13-15 Uhr, SR 3 der Zoologie



Language: English

Examination dates



Vorbesprechung am 8.3.206, 13-15 Uhr im Seminarraum 3 der Zoologie


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course begins by introducing basic ecotoxicological concepts and then illustrates marine pollution based on the topics oil, heavy metals, halogenated hydrocarbons, radioactivity, eutrophication, and marine debris; marine fisheries and mariculture are presented as examples of the use and abuse of marine resources.

Assessment and permitted materials

erster Prüfungstermin Ende Juni, zweite Prüfungstermin: ca. mitte Oktober 2015.
first exam date in late June, second exam date sometime in mid-October 2015. Exam is a mixture of multiple-choice, true-false and short questions (in English, but answers can be in German)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Marine Pollution (5th edition), R.B. Clark, Oxford University Press, (239pp)
The basic course contents, i.e. a shortened and condensed version of the individual PowerPoint presentations, will be placed on Moodle.

Association in the course directory


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