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Identification of Marine Microalgae and Macroalgae



Course format On-site
Date 2021-01-04 - 2021-06-18

Course content

The course presents an overview of algal taxonomy and identification of species.


Students must be enrolled in the Nordic Master programme in Biodiversity and systematics - NABiS

HMS0503 - Laboratory Safety

HMS0504 - Field Safety

Application procedure

The course is only offered to students enrolled in the master’s programme in Biodiversity and Systematics - NABiS. Students who are not enrolled at UiO must first apply for Single Course Studies on the master´s level at University of Oslo within the deadline. Students then apply to the admission to this course by sending documentation of admission to one of the master programmes connected to NABiS to before the 1st of February.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will:

  • Be familiar with algal taxonomy
  • Know the characteristics of algal groups
  • Be able to identify algae using morphology and ultra structural features


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