Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L1011005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水圏環境学実験実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Laboratory and Field Works of Environmental Biology
ハシモト トシヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
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Field observation (R/V vessel TOYOSHIO-MARU),  Computer analysis 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students 3 Year, First Semester (Semester No 5) or 4 Year, First Semester (Semester No 7)
Keywords Field observation, Marine environment, Data analysis, Hiroshima Bay 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Integrated Ecoscience
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire basic experimental ability and skills needed to learn a specialty.
・To acquire specific skills and methods to approach biological production and eco-field in hydrosphere.

Biological Science of Fisheries
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire skills and methods to analyze and assess traits of hydorosphic environment and fishing resource. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Experience of marine observation
Understanding of marine environments in Hiroshima Bay 
Class Schedule lesson1 Field Work ( Guidance )
lesson2 Field Work ( Lecture of marine environment )
lesson3 Field Work ( Measurement of water temperature and salinity using CTD system )
lesson4 Field Work ( Measurement of underwater light intensity using CTD system )
lesson5 Field Work ( Measurement of water color )
lesson6 Field Work ( Measurement of Secchi Disk Depth )
lesson7 Field Work ( Collection of bottom water )
lesson8 Field Work ( Collection of weather data )
lesson9 Field Work ( Collection of sediment sample )
lesson10 Field Work ( Observation of sediment sample )
lesson11 Data analysis ( Calculation of attenuation coefficient )
lesson12 Data analysis ( Drow graph of horizontal distribution ; temperature and salinity )
lesson13 Data analysis ( Drow graph of horizontal distribution ; Secchi disk depth and  attenuation coefficient )
lesson14 Data analysis ( Drow graph of vertical distribution ; water density )
lesson15 Report Work ( General consideration ) 
distribute  document and manual 
PC or AV used in
Training vessel, Personal computer and Laboratory tools  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Basics knowledge on physical-oceanography and biological-oceanography is necessary 
Requirements Basics knowledge of physical-oceanography and biological-oceanography is necessary 
Grading Method Aggressiveness(50%) and report(50%)  
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it lecturer was employed at the meteorological service company. 
Message These lectures are performed by online(Web) lerning. 
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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