Finland, Turku

Biodiversity Research Under Changing Climate

when 10 August 2020 - 21 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 900

The course introduces students to ecological interdependencies, ecosystem dynamics and trophic levels. The effects of human behaviour and scenarios for the future are discussed.

Course leader

Ilari Sääksjärvi, Jari Hänninen, Samuli Lehtonen, Mia Lempiäinen-Avci, Katja Mäkinen, Pasi Nurmi, Annika Saarto, Otso Suominen, Elina Vainio.

Target group

Students with minimum 2 years of completed Bachelor’s studies in any field of study.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to deepen the students’ understanding of biodiversity and its connection to climate change, as well as current research methodologies. The present massive extinction rate now caused by human activity threatens the biodiversity all over the world, while also hugely impacting the economic opportunities and vital ecosystem services.

Fee info

EUR 900: The course fee includes: Registering to the course & customer service, Teaching, study facilities in Turku,
Social Programme.