Estonian Life Communities
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Course code
MLB6901.LT
old course code
MLB6901
Course title in Estonian
Eesti elustik ja elukooslused
Course title in English
Estonian Life Communities
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
Encourage the formation of knowledge of the Estonian main
terrestrial and aquatic communities and their biota. To develop an
understanding of the Estonian biota and life communities today's
condition and the factors affecting it.
Brief description of the course
Vegetation and its elements. Plant communities (basic
characteristics, composition, structure, description, dynamics,
classification). An overview of Estonian main life communities:
seas, lakes, rivers, forests, meadows, swamps and anthropogenic
habitats - their characteristics, historical development,
distribution, environmental factors, ecology, classification and
characteristic species. Systematics of Estonian biota, distribution
and ecological peculiarities. Estonian biota in pictures and sound -
accent to more attractive and common species. Estonian biota and
life communities today's condition and the factors affecting it.
Issues of flora and fauna conservation. The course includes
different videos and sound recordings.
The program topics, which are not covered in the lectures, as well
as topics requiring in-depth knowledge are passed by themselves
with the help of literature. Homework submitted to the Moodle
learning environment.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- can describe Estonian main terrestrial and water communities (forests, meadows, swamps, lakes, rivers, sea and anthropogenic ecosystems), their history, distribution, classification and understands main ecological processes in these communities;
- knows typical species in Estonian main communities;
- has an overview of systematics and distribution of Estonian biota.
- understands the current state of Estonian biota and life communities and the factors affecting it.
- knows most common Estonian species according to pictures and sound.
- orient sources of information on Estonian life communities.
Teacher
Lekt Elle Rajandu PhD, dots Tiina Elvisto PhD
Study programmes containing that course
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Integrated Natural Sciences (MLLB/22.LT)
Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/22.LT)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/19.HR)
Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/21.LT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/21.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/21.LT)
Integrated Natural Sciences (MLLB/21.LT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/20.LT)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/00.HR)
Integrated Natural Sciences (MLLB/20.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/20.LT)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/18.HR)
Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/20.LT)
Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/19.LT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/19.LT)
Integrated Natural Sciences (MLLB/19.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/19.LT)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/17.HR)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/16.HR)
Integrated Natural Sciences (MLLB/18.LT)
Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/18.LT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/18.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/18.LT)
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Recreation Management (TSRKB/17.LT)
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Environmental Management (MLKSB/17.LT)
Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/17.LT)
Integrated Natural Sciences (MLLB/16.LT)
Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/16.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/16.LT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/16.LT)
Integrated Natural Sciences (MLLB/00.LT)
Biology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLBB/15.LT)
Integrated Natural Sciences (MLLB/15.LT)
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Environmental Management (MLKSB/13.LT)
Geoecology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLGB/13.LT)
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