Tropical Marine Ecosystems in Moçambique

Extended application deadline: August 15th 2015.

This postgraduate course is jointly hosted by the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Department of Marine Sciences, both University of Gothenburg, and gives an overview of tropical marine ecology through lectures, group work and practical field experience at Ilha da Inhaca, Moçambique. During the field course the participants will investigate several aquatic systems such as mangal, coral reefs, seagrass beds, mud- and sandflats and beaches. Through field investigations, group projects and discussions knowledge about taxonomy and ecology of vertebrates, invertebrates and plants, as well as human interactions and conservation issues specific to these systems in East Africa will be taught.

Course organisers:

Dr Matz Berggren Dep of Marine Sciences, GU and Assoc professor Susanne Eriksson, Dep Biological and Environmental Sciences, GU.

Teaching staff:
Dep Marine Sciences, GU: Dr Matz Berggren
Dep Biological and Environmental Sciences, GU: Assoc prof Susanne Eriksson
Dep Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University: Dr Martin Gullström
Mondlande University, Maputo, Moçambique: Dr Adriano Macia, Dr Salomão Bandeira
Natural History Museum, Maputo, Moçambique: Dr Almeida Guissamulo

Download more info here och contact Matz Berggren

Please note that ForBio will not cover any costs for participation in this course.

Published Mar. 6, 2015 2:31 PM - Last modified July 16, 2015 3:06 PM