Depict Marine Biodiversity

DEPICT | #Marine Biology | 4 ECTS

Responsibilities

Institute for Research on Cancer and Aging, Nice (IRCAN)
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)

Distinctions

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Field Trip at Sea
  • Labs
  • Museum visits

Biography

This course provides fundamental tools for marine biodiversity description; defining genetics, species and marine ecosystems diversity. 

It describes approaches and methods currently used in analyses of biodiversity and evolution.

 

Learning outcomes

 Students should

  • improve their naturalist skills
  • construct phylogenetic analysis and debate species concept
  • appraise integrative taxonomy using multisource approaches to explore biodiversity (from morphology to molecular and chemical data).
  • integrate taxonomy and systematic in the description and management of biodiversity.

  

Instructors

  • Paola FURLA (UCA, IRCAN lab)
  • Steeve COMEAU (CNRS, Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche)
  • Barbara PORRO (UCA, IRCAN lab)
  • Tiziana CAPORALE (Oceanographic Museum, Monaco)
  • Christophe MOCQUET (UCA, SKEMA)
  • Aldine AMIEL (UCA, IRCAN lab, Kahikai)

 

 

 

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