Bi0321 Plant Polar Biology
Faculty of Science
Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- prof. Ing. Miloš Barták, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Jan Gloser, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Josef Hájek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Pavel Prošek, CSc. (lecturer)
- prof. Ing. Miloš Barták, CSc.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Věra Faronová
- 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 the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- At the end of the course, a student should understand
backgroung and principles of structure and function of polar vegetation oases, critical environmental farctors inpolar regions, acclimation and adaptation strategies of plants to extreme polar environments
basics of field work in plar regions, polar expedition scheduling and organization
based on case studies analsis, he/she should be able to point out critical points of plant studies in polar regions
- Polar environment
- Polar regions
- Plants in the Arctic and Antarctics
- Vegetation of coastal and continental Antarctica
- Vascular plants (Antarctica versus Svalbard) case studies
- Algae and cyanobacteria
- Mosses and lichens
- Higher plants
- Physiology of plant acclimation and adaptation
- Plant microclimatology
- Plant stress physiology in the Arctic and Antarctic
- Case studies from the James Ross Island, galindez Island, King George Island - Antarctica
- Case studies fro Svalbard
- Teaching methods
Commented case studies
- Assessment methods
- oral exam
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
General note: na vyžádáná možnost výuky v angličtině.
The course is also listed under the following terms
Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation
spring 2012 - acreditation