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IOC/HAB Identification Qualification in Harmful Marine Microalgae 2015

Event Type Training Course
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2015-05-04 - End: 2015-06-08
Location Denmark
Short Title IOC Training Course and Identification Qualification in Harmful Marine Microalgae 2015
Summary IOC Training Course on Identification Qualification in Harmful Marine Microalgae 2015 - with optional workshops on enumeration and/or culture techniques: Dates: Mandatory E-learning part over 4-5 weeks in the period May-July. Practical course 9-19 August 2015. Optional workshops on enumeration/culture techniques from 19-22 August.
Notes The course includes 90 hours of teaching and is divided into two parts, each consisting of 45 hours of teaching. The first part of the course is an internet teaching programme, while the second part is a practical workshop on species identification. The Course ends with an examination in species identification. Part I - Distance learning: The distance learning programme consists of 8 modules. There is a short introductory text to each module, and at the beginning of this text is given a list of suggested reading, which will usually include selected articles or paragraphs of general text books. All exercises are mandatory. This part of the course includes 45 hours of teaching or a work load of about one working day per week for six weeks. Part II – Practical course on species identification: The workshop will focus on identification of harmful algal species, with particular reference to the ‘IOC Taxonomic Reference List on Toxic Plankton Algae’. During the workshop species will be demonstrated as live cultures, mixed samples or as preserved material. Focus will be on light microscopy. All participants will be urged to bring material for the course. Details and application form: http://hab.ioc-unesco.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=32&Itemid=0 Deadline for applications: 1 April 2015.
Keywords HAB

Event Entered By Cláudia DELGADO
Organisers Jacob LARSEN

Group(s): IODE , Capacity Development , HAB , OceanTeacher
Created: 2015-05-13 16:24:07
Last Updated: 2015-06-19 15:59:02