24 July 2020
Investigation of Biodiversity
The course introduces participants to field methods and data analysis and includes theoretical and practical instruction in both the field and the lab. Participants will gain knowledge in using the latest techniques in field methodologies and the most recent analytical and instrumental tools. The course is especially suited to those interested in biodiversity assessment, especially plant, avian and invertebrate biodiversity. During the entire course, participants will visit different natural environments in national parks, natural reserves and zoological museums of Lithuania.
Algimantas Paulauskas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bachelor level, Master level and PhD students, researchers and university teachers from areas of biology, bioinformatics, genetics, molecular biology, microbiology, biotechnology, bioengineering, biophysics, health sciences.
The aim of the course is to provide students with evidence-based core training in the use of a wide range of sampling techniques currently available for living organisms in Natural habitats, as well as to explore techniques used for the quantification of biodiversity and the measurement of abundance.
EUR 500: Included: social and cultural programme, guided tours, excursion to Vilnius, 3 ECTS and VMU certificates.