Biofacies and Paleoecology
School of fossil fish depicting collective behaviour 50 Ma (source:

Biofacies and Paleoecology

Module: Paleoenvironments (PB-E1)

This course explores fundamental concepts of ecology and paleoecology, paleoecological and paleoenviromental interpretations, dynamics and structure of paleocommunities.

Lead instructor

Danijela Dimitrijevic


1.5-hour lecture once a week.


2.5 ECTS


Regular course


Written report (10 pages max). Students should identify biofacies and fossils, perform quantitative evaluation of the fossil community and interpret its ecology, paleoenvironment, taphonomy, etc.

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