Introduction to Svalbard’s Terrestrial Flora and Fauna

The intentions are to give bachelor students an introduction to the main taxonomic groups present in Svalbard, the importance of systematic research, nomenclature (Latin) and the difficulties related to taxonomy in many arctic species, which often have wide distribution ranges, and show high levels of intraspecific variation.


Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
CountryNorway
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity Centre in Svalbard
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline15.04.2014
ECTS credits5.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyBiology and biochemistryLife science (broad programmes)
Teaching placeSvalbard
Teaching termAutumn (Starts in June or July)
Tagssvalbardbachelorintroductiontaxonomy
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