BIO-3019 Arctic Biodiversity and Systematics - 10 ECTS
After the course, the students should have knowledge about:
- You learn fundamental principles and theories about biodiversity patterns and genetic, ecological and evolutionary processes behind them, with a focus on Arctic region. You also learn about key components of systematics: taxonomy (identification and nomenclature) and principles of biological classification.
- You will acquire laboratory (DNA extraction, PCR and sequencing) skills for implementing DNA barcoding and quantitative analytical skills for tree building and multivariate ordination for morphometric and species community comparisons.
- You will be able to evaluate a scientific problem and to set up and implement problem-solving strategy of experiments or observations. Interpret available data and effectively communicate relevant answer to the question and suggest solutions, in an academic context as well as in practical applications.
- About the course
- Campus: Tromsø |
- ECTS: 10
- Course code: BIO-3019
- Responsible unit
- Department of Arctic and Marine Biology