Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biosphere Science(Master's course)
Lecture Code W9200660 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name General Biosphere Science(2)
Subject Name
ジェネラル バイオスフィア サイエンス ツー
Subject Name in
General Biosphere Science(2)
リアオ ローレンス マンザーノ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds1:ABS B209 (Conference Rm5), (2nd) Weds2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students  
Keywords "husa" 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aim of the course is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the diversity and some aspects of the physiology of aquatic phototrophs, namely cyanobacteria, algae and marine angiosperms including halophytes. The evolutionary history of these organisms will also be introduced. Their biology will be tied to some ecological and economic applications. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Evolution and Diversification of Aquatic Phototrophs and the Development of the Land Flora
lesson2 Cyanobacteria
lesson3 Endosymbiosis and the Transition to Eukaryotic Algae
lesson4 Rhodophyta
lesson5 Heterokontophyta 1
lesson6 Heterokontophyta 2
lesson7 Heterokontophyta 3
lesson8 Prymnesiophyta, Euglenophyta and Chlorarachniophyta
lesson9 Cryptophyta and Dinophyta
lesson10 Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB)
lesson11 Chlorophyta 1
lesson12 Chlorophyta 2
lesson13 Marine Angiosperms
lesson14 Halophytes: Mangroves
lesson15 Economic and Environmental Impacts of Aquatic Phototrophs 
no recommended textbook, but relevant papers will be assigned for reading 
PC or AV used in
PC, projector 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
completion of essays (examinations) 
Grading Method Midterm essays 30% Final comprehensive essays 50%
Participation and discussion 10% Attendance 10%  
Message Professor will be available for consultation and further information outside of the regular class hours. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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