2023-2024 / SDOC0056-1

Precambrian paleobiogeology


10h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Doctoral training in sciences (BMCB)3 crédits 


Emmanuelle Javaux

Language(s) of instruction

French language


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

this class includes readings and discussions on papers related to early life evolution, observation of microfossils

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

-critical reading and understanding of papers related to precambria life, in english

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

a keen interest in the precambrian record and early evolution of life
Master or PhD in sciences

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

round table, laboratory (microscopy)

Recommended or required readings

book: fundamentals of Geobiology Cambridge univ press 2012 (Knoll et al editors)
pdf of papers

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

active participation to discussion and practicals

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

the schedule of this optional course will be adapted according to student number


Prof Emmanuelle Javaux

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