Ariel Livio Bergamini: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2020

Name Dr. Ariel Livio Bergamini
Address
WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf ZH
SWITZERLAND
Telephone044 739 23 32
E-mailariellivio.bergamini@biol.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.wsl.ch/personal_homepages/bergamin
DepartmentBiology
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
551-0361-00LBiology of Bryophytes and Ferns Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 16.
The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.

General safety regulations for all block courses:
-Whenever possible the distance rules have to be respected
-All students have to wear masks throughout the course (keep reserve masks ready)
-The installation and activation of the Swiss Covid-App is highly encouraged
-Any additional rules for individual courses have to be respected
-Students showing any COVID-19 symptoms are not allowed to enter ETH buildings and have to inform the course responsible
6 credits7PR. Holderegger, A. L. Bergamini
AbstractBryophytes: basic knowledge on the morphology, ecology, biogeography and endangerment of byrophytes; knowledge of common species; skills in the determination of bryophytes; field trip.
Ferns: basic knowledge on the life cycle, evolution and ecology of ferns; identification of Swiss fern species; field trips.
ObjectiveBryophytes: basic knowledge on the morphology, ecology, biogeography and endangerment of byrophytes; knowledge of common species; skills in the determination of bryophytes.
Ferns: basic knowledge on the life cycle, evolution and ecology of ferns; identification of Swiss fern species.
ContentBryophytes: Systematics and morphology of hornworts, liverworts and mosses and special themes such as ecology, biogeography, diversity and endangerment of bryophytes; one full-day field trip.
Ferns: Life cycle; evolutionary groups of ferns and lycopods; breeding systems, micro- and macroevolution; ecology; full-day and half-day field trips.
Lecture notesHand-outs will be distributed.
LiteratureVanderpoorten A. and Goffinet B. 2009. Introduction to Bryophytes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (non- mandatory).
Prerequisites / NoticeStudents have to present a poster on a special theme.

Grade according to poster presentation and contributions during the course.

Requirements: first and second year courses in Botany and Evolution.