Academic Catalog

BIOL555 ECOLOGY OF SHALLOW LAKES

Course Code: 2380555
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MERYEM BEKLOLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Governing mechanisms in shallow lakes; light, sedimentation and resuspension, nutrient dynamics; biotic factors: phytoplankton, trophic cascades, vegetation. Managing and restoration eutrophic shallow lakes; nutrient management, biomanipulation, hydrological adjustment.