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Biogeography

Code: 
BIOL-313
Semester: 
E Semester
Course type: 
Obligatory
Course units: 
3
ECTS units: 
4

Hours per week

Theory: 
3

Instructors

Emeritus Professor
Associate Professor

Description

Objectives of the course (preferably expressed in terms of learning outcomes and competences Basic principles of the forces that govern the abundance and distribution of the species. The Biogeography of Greece.

Course contents:   The science and history of Biogeography. The environmental and historical setting. Patterns and processes. (Speciation and extinction, Dispersal, Endemism, provincialism and disjunction. Island Biogeography. Species diversity.) Biogeography and conservation. The Biogeography of the Greek region.

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The Department of Biology of the University of Crete was established in 1981 and is today an internationally recognized center for contemporary university education and research in the field of Biology.

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