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Recovery of Soil Fauna After Disturbance

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Course ID: WF-OB-SUGONG1 Erasmus code / ISCED: 07.2 / (unknown)
Course title: Recovery of Soil Fauna After Disturbance Name in Polish: Recovery of Soil Fauna After Disturbance
Department: Center for Ecology and Ecophilosophy
Course groups:
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 4.00 (differs over time)
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Language: English
Subject level:

advanced

Learning outcome code/codes:

OB2_W02

OB2_W03

OB2_W04

OB2_W05

OB2_W08

OB2_W09

OB2_W12

OB2_U04

OB2_U09

OB2_U11

OB2_U14

OB2_K01

OB2_K05

OB2_K09


Short description:

Main types of disturbances affecting soil animals (industrial pollution, radioactive pollution, logging, forest fires). General trends in disturbance impact on soil faunal diversity, abundance and biomass. Functioning of detrital food webs after disturbences.

Full description:

Course content

1. Fundamentals of disturbance theory for ecosystems.

2. The classification of disturbances and their effects on soil animals.

3. Effect of inductrial pollution on soil animals.

4. Effect of radioactve pollution on soil animals

5. Effect forest fires on soil animals

6. Changes in functioning of detrital food webs after forest fires.

Bibliography:

Butenko K.O., Gongalsky K.B., Korobushkin D.I., Ekschmitt K., Zaitsev A.S. 2017. Forest fires alter the trophic structure of soil nematode communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. V. 109. P. 107–117.

Zaitsev A.S., Gongalsky K.B., Nakamori T., Kaneko, N. 2014. Ionizing radiation effects on soil biota: Application of lessons learned from Chernobyl accident for radioecological monitoring. Pedobiologia. V. 57. P. 5–14.

Efekty kształcenia i opis ECTS:

Learning outcome: knowledge on main types of disturbances affecting soil animals (industrial pollution, radioactive pollution, logging, forest fires).

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

• Methods of knowledge verification

Tests

Classes in period "Summer semester 2019/20" (past)

Time span: 2020-02-01 - 2020-09-20
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Type of class: Monographic lecture, 30 hours, 10 places more information
Coordinators: Dominika Dzwonkowska, Konstantin Gongalsky
Group instructors: Konstantin Gongalsky
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Examination: Course - examination
Monographic lecture - examination
(in Polish) E-Learning:

(in Polish) E-Learning z podziałem na grupy

Type of subject:

obligatory

(in Polish) Grupa przedmiotów ogólnouczenianych:

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Short description:

Main types of disturbances affecting soil animals (industrial pollution, radioactive pollution, logging, forest fires). General trends in disturbance impact on soil faunal diversity, abundance and biomass. Functioning of detrital food webs after disturbences.

Full description:

Course content

1. Fundamentals of disturbance theory for ecosystems.

2. The classification of disturbances and their effects on soil animals.

3. Effect of inductrial pollution on soil animals.

4. Effect of radioactve pollution on soil animals

5. Effect forest fires on soil animals

6. Changes in functioning of detrital food webs after forest fires.

Bibliography:

Butenko K.O., Gongalsky K.B., Korobushkin D.I., Ekschmitt K., Zaitsev A.S. 2017. Forest fires alter the trophic structure of soil nematode communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. V. 109. P. 107–117.

Zaitsev A.S., Gongalsky K.B., Nakamori T., Kaneko, N. 2014. Ionizing radiation effects on soil biota: Application of lessons learned from Chernobyl accident for radioecological monitoring. Pedobiologia. V. 57. P. 5–14.

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