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Physiological ecology of phytoplankton - field course - MB160C53
Title in English: Fyziologická ekologie fytoplanktonu - praktikum
Czech title: Fyziologická ekologie fytoplanktonu - praktikum
Guaranteed by: Department of Ecology (31-162)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2005
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/1 C [weeks/semester]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: not taught
Language: Czech
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Libor Pechar, CSc.
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Annotation -
Last update: VSACH (23.03.2005)
Field couse complementing lecture "Physiological ecology of phytoplankton" is focused on practical demonstration of methods measuring physiological processes in phytoplankton. Course includes sampling and sample treatment, underwater light measurements, photosynthesis and primary production, fluorescence analysis.
Literature - Czech
Last update: VSACH (23.03.2005)

Ven den Hoek C., Mann D.G., Jahns H.M., 1995: Algae. An introduction to phycology.- Cambridge University Press, 627 pp.

Syllabus -
Last update: VSACH (23.03.2005)

Sampling and sample treatment, arrangement of in situ measurements, principles

of underwater light measurements, photosynthesis and primary production,

comparison of photosynthetic oxygen evolution and fluorescence analysis,

experimental equipment for determination of photosynthesis - irradiation curves.

Ecophysiological implications of individual parameters of photosynthetical


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