Semester: 3 / Spring
Lectures/Classes: 10 / 20 hours
Field of study: Biology
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: optional
Prerequisites: Biology, Chemistry
Contact person: dr Magdalena Senze
Short description: Monitoring of the natural environment in the methods valid in Poland and in the world.
Full description: Course contents:The course includes discussion of ways to monitoring the natural environment of surface water, groundwater, precipitation, soil, sediment, air, waste, noise and electromagnetic radiation.
Bibliography: 1. Chapter 2* - Water Quality Requirements 2. Handbook of Water Analysis, Third Edition Leo M.L. Nollet, Leen S. P. De Gelder Reference - 995 Pages - 86 B/W Illustrations ISBN 9781439889640 - CAT# K14097
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: It shows and selects the most useful methods in research biological. Knows the basic rules of safety. Indicates risk of biological, chemical and physical in their environment. Identify problems and factors affecting the dynamics of change or degradation of ecosystems (with special emphasis on anthropopressure). Skills: Prepare solutions of specified concentrations. Efficiently and safely uses instruments used in chemical laboratories. Efficiently and safely uses measuring instruments. Properly conducted observations in biological laboratories and area. Interprets and discusses the results and formulate appropriate conclusions, using scientific terminology in the field of biology. Efficiently and safely uses the entrusted equipment. Social competences: Aware of the effects of group work. Able to interact and work in a group, serving in a variety of roles and it is guided by the principles of law and economics. It shows responsibility and care of entrusted laboratory equipment. Cooperate with governmental and nongovernmental organizations in the field of biodiversity conservation and minimizing the impact of human pressure.
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: Completion of the course: Students with valid credit exercises written credit test of the lectures (20 questions). Assessment takes 45 minutes. If the test is not included in the first term the student has the right again cautioned him orally or in writing within retake.

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