BIO4310 – Limnology I
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Basic limnology is introduced through lectures, practical work in the field and in the laboratory, and student presentations of theory and results. The course covers basic “eco-hydrology” for hydrology students. The field course will be held at the start of September.
The course gives a basic insight into the natural state of lakes, and their different stages of development as a result of natural and anthropogenic processes.
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Recommended previous knowledge
Bachelor's degree (or similar to that) in Biology, Environmental sciences or Geosciences/Chemistry (including hydrology).
Teaching takes place in week 34-39 and consists of lectures, field work and Laboratory exercises. Attendance to the first lecture is mandatory.
As the teaching involves laboratory and/or field work, you should consider taking out a separate travel and personal risk insurance. Read about your insurance cover as a student.
Approved participation, essay (weighted 20%) and 3 h written exam in week 39 (80%).
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.