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TitleEcology of Harmful Marine Phytoplankton
Listing InstitutionIOC Science and Communication Centre on Harmful Algae
Last Date to apply2013-10-15
Course DurationFrom: 2013-12-11  To: 2013-12-17
LocationMarine Biological Section, Elsinore,University of Copenhagen, DENMARK
DescriptionObjectives: This course aims at presenting different aspects of the ecology of harmful marine phytoplankton, with special emphasis on toxins, nutrients, mixotrophy, allelopathy, grazing and modelling. A typical day will include 2-3 lectures in the morning, followed by hands-on demonstrations of methods and techniques, theoretical and practical exercises in the early afternoon. During late afternoon and the evening, students will carry out a project under expert supervision. These projects will be planned ahead of the course start as a collaboration between teachers and student groups. The course is evaluated via presentations and student projects. During the course participants will also be asked to present their own research. Teachers: Patricia Glibert (USA), Kevin J Flynn (UK), Urban Tillmann (Germany),Katherine Richardson(DK)and Per Juel Hansen, with contributions from Øjvind Moestrup, Niels Daugbjerg, Nina Lundholm, Hans Henrik Jakobsen, Thomas Ostenfeld Larsen and Kevin Jørgensen.
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students)Target group and application: 16 PhD students and/or younger scientists. In case of > 16 students, the organizers will select the course participants.
Application Documents RequirmentApplications should contain a brief CV and a short description of research interests and motivation for applying.
Sponsors' AvailabilityCosts: The course fee is 600 EUR covering materials, accommodation, and full catering during the course period. Participants must cover their own travel expenses to and from the course.
Contact InformationAssociate Prof. Per Juel Hansen, Marine Biological Section, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Strandpromenaden 5, DK-3000 Helsingør. Phone +4535321985, E-mail: pjhansen@bio.ku.dk
Related Websiteshttp://www1.bio.ku.dk/mars/links/UCPH_PhD_course_winter_2013__2_.pdf/
Keywordsharmful algae, phytoplankton, plankton ecology

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