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Sea Ice Ecology

Course start date
20 Feb 2019
Course end date
06 Mar 2019
Registration deadline
15 Oct 2018
Organisation
Aarhus University (AU)
Course category
Education
Course Level
Master
Field of study
Natural science
Course topic
Biogeochemistry
Biology
Carbon
Climate research
Ecology
Ecosystems
Frostflowers
Ice - ocean coupling
Primary production
Sea ice
Teaching language
English
ECTS/Credits
5
Teaching country
Greenland
Teaching place
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources

The aim of the course is to give the participants

  1. Insight into and understanding of the most important physical, optical and chemical factors relevant for sea ice ecosystems.
  2. An understanding of sea ice as an ecosystem with its own specific matter and energy transport pathways.
  3. An understanding of sea ice as an extreme ecosystem, focusing especially on sea ice algae, being both a critical organism for sea ice ecosystems, and a useful model community.
Last updated
20 Jun 2018