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Earth Sciences at the University of Fribourg

Bern-Fribourg Master in Earth Sciences

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Details of Courses

COURSE TITLE: Quantifying Palaeobiology
LECTURERS: Prof. W. Joyce
SCOPE:approaches, methods, proxies
HELD AT:FR
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ECTS Credits:3
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FORMAT:Lectures and labs, 6 appointments à 5 hours
FREQUENCY:biennially in fall semester, held in even years
CONTENTS:Lecturers: Dr. O. Maridet, PD Dr. D. Becker, Dr. D. Vasilyan, Dr. J. Anquetin The course will introduce students to wide range of quantitative approaches, methods, and proxies used in paleobiology. The following topics will be discussed among others: shape analysis, age of individuals, population composition, palaeocommunities, time, diversity, palaeoenvironment, and palaeoclimate and its physical parameters.
ASSESSMENT:written exam 2h
SPECIALITIES:ELE

(prer): Courses with prerequisites.

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