Study Programmes 2016-2017
WARNING : 2015-2016 version of the course specifications
SDOC0056-1  
Precambrian paleobiogeology
Duration :
10h Th, 10h Pr
Number of credits :
Doctoral training in sciences (BBMC)3
Doctoral training in sciences (Biologie des organismes et écologie)3
Doctoral training in sciences (Chimie)3
Doctoral training in sciences (Géographie)3
Doctoral training in sciences (Géologie)3
Doctoral training in sciences (Mathématiques)3
Doctoral training in sciences (Océanographie)3
Doctoral training in sciences (Physique)3
Doctoral training in sciences (sciences et gestion de l'environnement)3
Doctoral training in sciences (sciences spatiales)3
Doctoral training in sciences (didactique des sciences)3
Lecturer :
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
this class includes readings and discussions on papers related to early life evolution, observation of microfossils, and redaction of a paper
Learning outcomes of the course :
-critical reading and understanding of papers related to precambria life, in english
-write a synthetic paper
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
a keen interest in the precambrian record
Master or PhD in sciences
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
round table, laboratory (microscopy)
Recommended or required readings :
book: fundamentals of Geobiology Cambridge univ press 2012 (Knoll et al editors)
pdf of papers
Assessment methods and criteria :
term paper
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
the schedule of this optional course will be adapted according to student number
Contacts :
Prof Emmanuelle Javaux
ej.javaux@ulg.ac.be