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ECOLOGY

CODE 52675
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 9916 SCIENZE AMBIENTALI E NATURALI (L-32) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8465 METODOLOGIE FILOSOFICHE (LM-78) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR BIO/07
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites (for future units)
    This unit is a prerequisite for:
    • ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES 9916 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • ECOLOGICAL DATA ANALYSIS AND EXERCISES 84046
    • ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD ACTIVITY 84021
    • APPLIED ECOLOGY 66700
    • MONITORING AND MANAGING ENVIRONMENTAL DATA 84093
    • DATA ANALYSIS LABORATORY 84092
    MODULES This unit is composed by:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Ecology is the science that studies the complex relationships between organisms and the environment in which they live and which highlights and analyses the mutual influences of the living and non-living component in ecosystems.

    The course is integrated theoretical-practical and includes worked examples and numeorus exercises (mandatory), whose solutions must be shown at the exam. 

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Acquisition of the fundamentals of the ecological theory and the principles and methods of ecological investigations. Development of the capacity of understanding terminology and language typical of the discipline and of elaborating and rendering of information useful for the study, characterization and management of ecosystems.

    PREREQUISITES

    There are no specific prerequisites, but basic knowledge of zoology is recommended to effectively address the teaching content.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MARIACHIARA CHIANTORE (President)

    GINA DE LA FUENTE MANCEBO

    VALENTINA ASNAGHI (President Substitute)

    CRISTINA MISIC (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    ECOLOGY

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam consists of an oral test concerning the topics covered in the teaching. The exam is passed if the student has obtained a mark greater than or equal to 18/30.

    5 appeals will be available in the summer session (June, July, September) and 2 appeals in the winter session (January-February).

    Please refer to the specific AulaWeb application for teaching for any updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Details on how to prepare for the exam and the degree of detail required for each topic will be provided during the lessons.

    The exam will verify the actual acquisition of knowledge, which the student will have to be able to connect and integrate. The ability to synthesize and recognize the main aspects of the topic will be evaluated and the ability to expose the arguments clearly and with correct terminology will also be considered.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes