Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
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EKOL2217 Tropical Ecology 2–4 ECTS
Organised by
Ecology
Person in charge
See the link on below of the page

Learning outcomes

After the course the student has obtained understanding on the variety of ecosystems and species interactions in the tropics and on how these differ between tropical and other areas.

Contents

The course covers typical features of the most important tropical biomes and discusses how tropical biotas have adapted to different environmental gradients and to various kinds of species interactions (competition, pollination, seed dispersal, herbivory etc.).

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures
Seminar

Lectures and student presentations.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Oral exam
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year autumn
5. year autumn

Further information

The course is given in the autumn of even years.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biology
2017–2018
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biology
DP in Biology
DP in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
DP in Physiology and Genetics
DP in Biology Education Track
Finnish Study Modules