WETS1055 Identification and ecology of zooplankton (2 cr)
Lectures, demonstrations and practical exercises to introduce the main types of freshwater zooplankton and their identification.
After completing this course, the student should be able to…..
identify the major zooplankton groups in freshwaters and the common species in Finnish freshwaters
know the life cycles of the major zooplankton groups in freshwaters
recognize the role of zooplankton in aquatic foodwebs
know the factors controlling the distribution and abundance of zooplankton in different watersheds and the structural and behavioral responses of the zooplankton to different abiotic and biotic factors
Maximum of 12 students. Main subject and stage of the studies are used as selection criteria.
- Prerequisite group 1
Short identification key
Teaching (2 cr)
Compulsory attendance, identification exam