Bi8095 Ecology of seas and oceanobiology

Faculty of Science
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Marie Zhai, Ph.D. (lecturer), doc. RNDr. Jan Helešic, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Jan Helešic, Ph.D.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Marie Zhai, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Bi6083 Bc. state exam system. biology
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Basic course of marine ecology and oceanobiology. Function, biodiversity and ecology.
Learning outcomes
The student will be able to:
- explain the basics of oceanography and marine biology
  • Principles of oceanography and marine biology; marine organisms: function and environment; organisms of the open sea; processes in the open sea; organisms of the seabed; coastal benthic environments; processes on the seabed from the shelf to the deep sea; human impact on the sea
  • CASTRO, Peter and Michael E. HUBER. Marine biology. 8th ed. New York, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill, 2010. xvii, 461. ISBN 9780071113021. info
  • BBC Worldwide Ltd. Modrá planeta : historie oceánů. Č. 1-3, modrá planeta : hlubina : širý oceán : The blue planet : a natural history of the oceans. BBC Worlwide Ltd., 2002. 180 min. info
  • LEVINTON, Jeffrey S. Marine biology : function, biodiversity, ecology. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. xi, 515. ISBN 0195141725. info
  • DANIELS, Patricia. Oceán. Praha: Egmont, 2001. 60 s. ISBN 80-7186-589-3. info
  • ANIKOUCHINE, William A. and Richard W. STERNBERG. The World ocean : an introduction to oceanography. 2-nd ed. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1981. i-xii, 513. ISBN 0-13-967778-X. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Lectures and oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught once in two years.
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: jaro lichých let (2015, 2017, ...).
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2019.
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