BIO-2310 Arctic biology - 10 stp
The course is limited to 20 students due to the expedition to the West Ice.
10 places are reserved for qualified students at our bachleorprogram: Biologi, klima og miljø and Miljøledelse og forurensningsbiologi and aimed at MSc-students specializing in "Arctic animal physiology".
The course is also available to exchange students at a biology study program.
Please note! students must expect some costs associated with the purchase of clothing used during the field expedition.
The course is not available as singular course.
- should have knowledge, insight and increased awareness of the Arctic region, and the animals (invertebrates, fish, birds, mammals) that inhabit this region
- should be able to describe physiological adaptations of animals living in an extreme environment
- should be able to understand-scientific literature
- should be able to discuss- and give oral/written presentations of problems concerning this field of science
6 hours written exam. A graded scale of five marks from A to E for pass and F for fail.
Coursework requirements: participation on cruise and cruisereport. In order to sit an examination, the student must complete and gain approval for any coursework requirements.
There will be a re-sit examination for students that did not pass the previous ordinary examination.