ECOLOGY

Scienze Ambientali ECOLOGY

0512500012
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY "ADOLFO ZAMBELLI"
EQF6
ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSEMENT
2016/2017

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 2
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2010
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
864LESSONS
112LAB
Objectives
- TO PROVIDE BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF: 1) STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF NATURAL AQUATIC AND TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS, 2) ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACT ON ECOSYSTEMS.
- TO TRAIN TO ANALYSE AND UNDERSTAND THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.
- TO PREPARE FOR BEHAVIOURS OF ECOSYSTEM PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION.
Prerequisites
BASIC PLANT, ANIMAL AND MICROBIAL BIOLOGY. BASIC INORGANIC AND ORGANIC CHEMISTRY.
Contents
INTERACTIONS AMONG INDIVIDUALS, AMONG POPULATIONS AND BETWEEN ORGANISMS AND PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT. SUBJECTS INCLUDE: THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF ECOSYSTEMS; THE LEVELS OF ORGANISATION: ORGANISMS, POPULATIONS, COMMUNITIES; INTERACTIONS BETWEEN ORGANISMS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT; CONDITIONS AND RESOURCES; THE SUBSYSTEM SOIL; POPULATION ECOLOGY; COMPETITION, PREDATION, PARASITISM AND SYMBIOSIS; NATURAL SELECTION AND ADAPTATION; COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT; THE NICHE CONCEPT; THE FLUX OF ENERGY THROUGH COMMUNITIES; PRIMARY PRODUCTION AND DECOMPOSITION; FOOD CHAINS AND ECOLOGICAL EFFICIENCY; NUTRIENT CYCLES; ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACT ON ECOSYSTEMS.
Teaching Methods
• LECTURES
• EXERCITATIONS
• SEMINARS
Verification of learning
ORAL EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONING OF ECOSYSTEMS AND ANTHROPOGENIC DISTURBANCE. ASSESSMENT IT IS OF THIRTY.
Texts
T. M. SMITH, R. L. SMITH. ELEMENTI DI ECOLOGIA. PEARSON.
E. P. ODUM, G. W. BARRETT. FONDAMENTI DI ECOLOGIA. PICCIN.
•ALTRO: SLIDES
More Information
•E-MAIL ADDRESS OF LECTURER: ANALFANI@UNISA.IT
•WEB SITE ADDRESS WITH INFORMATION ON THE COURSE: HTTP://WWW.UNISA.IT/DIPARTIMENTI/DIP_CHIMICA_E_BIOLOGIA/DIDATTICA/INDEX
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