Biofacies and Palaeoecology
School of fossil fish depicting collective behaviour 50 Ma (source: https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0891)

Biofacies and Palaeoecology


This course explores fundamental concepts of ecology and palaeoecology, palaeoecological and palaeoenviromental interpretations, dynamics and structure of palaeocommunities.

Form

1.5-hour lecture once a week.

Credits

2.5 ECTS

Type

Regular course

Evaluation

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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