Course title:Ecotoxicological bioassays
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Department:Department of Biology and Ecology
Course code:KBE / WEKTO
Level of study:
Format of study:Lecture 2 [Hours/Week], Practical classes 2 [Hours/Week]
Name of the lecturer:Mgr. Hana Sezimová, Ph.D. (G); Mgr. Tereza Stachurová, Ph.D.
ISCED F broad:Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics
Annotation:The aim of the course is focused on the introduction of students to methods and principles of evaluation of ecotoxicological effects of chemical substances and mixtures, waste and waste water. Part of the course is an overview of a wide range of ecotoxicological bioassays and their application in environmental protection. Practical seminars in laboratories focus on learning the principles of laboratory work and performing of selected ecotoxicological tests using organisms of all trophic levels (producers, consumers, destruents).