|Responsible unit:||Department of Biology|
|Course/CS Responsible:||First Degree in Landscape Architecture|
|Acronym||No. of Students||Study Plan||Curricular Years||Credits UCN||Credits ECTS||Contact hours||Total Time|
|L:AP||23||Planos de estudos a partir 2009||2||-||5||49||135|
|Ana Maria Gonçalves Séneca Correia Cardoso|
|João José Pradinho Honrado|
|Theoretical and practical :||2,00|
|Ana Maria Gonçalves Séneca Correia Cardoso||0,75|
|João José Pradinho Honrado||0,75|
|Theoretical and practical||Totals||1||2,00|
|Ana Maria Gonçalves Séneca Correia Cardoso||1,00|
|João José Pradinho Honrado||1,00|
- Understand the scope and the modern importance of Biogeography.
-Understand the impacts of environmental changes on biodiversity patterns.
- Know and recognize the diversity of terrestrial biomes.
- Understand and interpret the biogeography of Europe and Portugal from a hierarchic perspective.
- Skills to analyze and interpret patterns of biodiversity in multiple spatial and temporal scales.
- Evaluate the influence of ecological and biological factors on species richness and diversity at different spacial and temporal scales
- An introduction to Biogeography. Species richness and biodiversity. - Patterns and gradients; distribution patterns. Islands and oceans.
- Paleobiogeography. Phylogeography.
- Multi-scale environmental changes and responses of biodiversity to those changes; climate change, biological invasions, land uses and other disturbances.
- Global biogeography: environmental conditions, terrestrial biomes, and biogeographic realms.
- Biogeography of Europe: enviromental conditions, biomes, and biogeographic regions.
- Biogeography of Portugal: environmental conditions, potential natural vegetaton, and biogeographic provinces.
- Lectures: explanation/discussion of themes
- Group projects on specific subjects within the scope of the course, with targeted literature search and tutored discussions.
|Elaboração de projeto||20,00|
|Frequência das aulas||49,00|
- Attending a minimum of 75% of the classes in the course.
- Participating in a minimum of 75% of group projects with minimum average grade of 9.5 (2.5 in the final proportion of the whole grade)
- Sum of classification in the final exam (15) and in the group projects (5) out of 20.
- Approval with a minimum grade of 9.5 out of 20.
- Improvement by repetition of the final exam. The 25% of the final grade obtained in the group projects cannot be repeated.
- Approval with a minimum mark of 9.5 out of 20.