Coastal and Marine Ecology

Understanding the links between organisms and environment is important for an effective management of our natural resources. This three-week course focuses on patterns and processes of species occurring in coastal and marine environments.

We will cover simple and complex ecological processes and how these operate in different systems. Finally, topics of conservation biology and ecosystems services will also be addressed.
The course includes lectures, workshops, guest speakers and field trips. Students will also experience a variety of methods for surveying species and habitats

Completed undergraduate studies, regardless of whether BA, BSc, BEd, or other equivalent study. It is important for applicants to have a good knowledge of English, as all teaching takes place in English.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master
Language of instruction
InstitutionUniversity Centre of the Westfjords
Begin date30.08.2021
End date17.09.2021
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits6.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyEnvironmental science
Teaching placeÍsafjörður, Westfjords
Tagsecologyecosystemsmarine biology
Find out more