20h Th, 5h Pr, 2d FW
Number of credits
|Master in oceanography (120 ECTS)||4 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
All year long, with partial in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
In the oceans, chemical, biological and physical processes interact in a complex and dependant way. This course specifically aims to give the basis of aquatic chemistry with a particular emphasis on greenhouse gases.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
Introduction to cycles of organic and inorganic carbon, organic and inorganic nutrients, and greenhouse gases in various marine ecosystems.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Basic knowledge in chemistry, biology and physics.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
20 h of therory + 5h Practical work + 2 d of field work in Calvi (Corsica)
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
20 h of theory by 3 h slots
Lectures in English
Recommended or required readings
Recommended but not mandatory reading :
Assessment methods and criteria
First session : Written theoretical exam (1/2) + field work evaluation (1/2).
Second session : Written theoretical exam (1/1).
Fieldwork at Calvi.
The schedule will be provided by Mariella Lunetta (secretary of BEE Dpt).
I do not answer to questions by e-mail, I only answer to questions during or after lectures.
Alberto Borges :