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  APPLIED PLANKTOLOGY AND MARINE MICROPALAEONTOLOGY

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2019-20

La asignatura Planctología y micropaleontología marina proporcionará los conocimientos necesarios para comprender las características, técnicas de estudio y aplicaciones del plancton marino (fitoplancton y zooplancton) actual y fosil,

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences:>>Theoretical

  • CE1 : Possess a basic understanding of molecular structure, genetics, cell organisation and the evolutionary processes of living beings.
  • CE10 : Understand the different adaptations (morphological, physical, conduct) of living beings in the marine environment.
  • CE11 : Acquire knowledge of internal and external geology, as well as the materials and processes related to geology.
  • CE13 : Understand basic sampling techniques for water column, seabed and associated organisms, as well as measurement techniques for structural and dynamic variables.
  • CE14 : Acquire knowledge of the different fields of application (resources, planning and management, infrastructures, etc.) of the marine sciences.
  • CE18 : Understand the factors linked with global climate change and its records.
  • CE2 : Acquire a basic understanding of internal and external geological materials and processes.
  • CE6 : Know and understand the essential facts, concepts, principles and theories related to marine sciences and their relationship with other sciences.
  • CE7 : Understand the structural and functional organisation of marine organisms and their biological diversity.
  • CE8 : Understand the basic principles of ecology, the structure and function of ecosystems, developing it for the marine and coastal environment.

 

Specific Competences:>> Ability

  • CE21 : Use the necessary information and documentation for the separation, identification and cataloguing of marine organisms.
  • CE22 : Capacity to gather data (oceanographic, biological, sediment, logical, chemical, etc.), evaluate, process and interpret it as per the theories in use.
  • CE23 : Know how to work on oceanographic campaigns and in the laboratory in a responsible and safe manner, encouraging teamwork.
  • CE24 : Capacity to recognise, evaluate and manage marine resources of different types.
  • CE25 : Interpret, characterise and map marine and coastal communities.
  • CE26 : Acquire the ability to design, process information, draft and execute projects related with marine and coastal environments.
  • CE27 : Be skilled in the practical use of models, incorporating new data for the validation, improvement and evolution of the same.
  • CE29 : Understand the working of companies associated with the marine environment, recognise specific problems and propose solutions.
  • CE30 : Be able to carry out standard sampling procedures related to research tasks in the sea and in the laboratory.
  • CE35 : Know and understand the importance of bio-indicators in the marine environment, as well as their evaluation and monitoring.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

 

 

General

Code: 24542
Lecturer responsible:
CORBI SEVILA, HUGO ANTONIO
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 0,80
Practical credits: 1,60
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
    Area: STRATIGRAPHY
    Theoretical credits: 0,4
    Practical credits: 0,8
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.
  • Dept: MARINE SCIENCES AND APPLIED BIOLOGY
    Area: BOTANICS
    Theoretical credits: 0,2
    Practical credits: 0,4
  • Dept: MARINE SCIENCES AND APPLIED BIOLOGY
    Area: STATISTICS AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH
    Theoretical credits: 0,2
    Practical credits: 0,4

Study programmes where this course is taught