PřF:Bi0321 Plant Polar Biology - Course Information
Bi0321 Plant Polar BiologyFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- prof. Ing. Miloš Barták, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Daniel Nývlt, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Josef Hájek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Pavel Prošek, CSc. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. Ing. Miloš Barták, CSc.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Naděžda Bílá
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
- Mon 13:00–14:50 C13/332
- Students interested in the polar regions of Earth.
- 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
- 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
(2) basics of field work in plar regions, polar expedition scheduling and organization
(3) 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
- recommended literature
- The Biology of Polar Regions (ISBN 978-0-19-929813)
- Teaching methods
Commented case studies
- Assessment methods
- oral exam
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: na vyžádáná možnost výuky v angličtině.