2017-2018 / SDOC0056-1

Precambrian paleobiogeology


10h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Doctoral training in sciences (BBMC)3 crédits 


Emmanuelle Javaux

Language(s) of instruction

French language

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, and redaction of a paper

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

-critical reading and understanding of papers related to precambria life, in english
-write a synthetic paper

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

a keen interest in the precambrian record
Master or PhD in sciences

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

round table, laboratory (microscopy)

Recommended or required readings

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

Assessment methods and criteria

term paper

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

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


Prof Emmanuelle Javaux