Objectives and Content
The course provides an overview of Norwegian marine plankton/benthic algae species and their habitats.The course includes lectures, laboratory teaching and fieldwork. The fieldwork will in general be carried out at University of Bergen's Marine Biological Station (Espegrend).
Compulsory parts of Bachelor's degree in Biology/Sustainable Aquaculture, or equivalent.
- Describe and name common Norwegian algae species (phytoplankton and bethic algae) covered in the course and knowing what habitats that species are associated with. Know which systematic groups the species belong to.
- Have basic species knowledge for further studies in aquatic subjects, and future career in teaching and administration.
- Have basic knowledge to collecting methods for research and management.