Ecologia e Ciências Biológicas

Engenharia do Ambiente e Biológica
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Highschool knowledge of Biology and Natural Sciences.
Basics of statistics.

Objectives
Students should be able to interpret ecological concepts; understand the importance of ecossystem equilibrium; calculate diversity and environmental quality indexes; Interpret natural data for decision-making purposes.

Program
1 Principles of Ecology
2 Community ecology
3 Ecossystems
4 Population dynamics
5 Food, landscape and biological resources
6 Island Biogeography
7 Environmental problems
8 Bioindicators of water quality

Evaluation Methodology
50% written exam
50% writen reports, essays and presentations.

Bibliography
- Campbell, .. (1994). Biology. .: .
- Marcadante, C. (1999). Biologia. .: .
- Sacarrão, G. (1991). Ecologia e Biologia do Ambiente. .: .
- Burton, R. (2001). Biologia através dos números. .: .

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials

Software used in class