Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L2023008 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水圏生産科学I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Hydrospheric Primary ProductionI
Instructor KATO AKI
カトウ アキ
Campus   Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds1-4:ABS C315
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords marine macroalgae, algal resources, aquaculture, seaweed/seagrass bed, conservation of coastal environments 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To comprehensively understand morphological, ecological, physiological, pathological, biochemical, and genetic features of various creatures in hydrosphere.
・Understanding on relation between form and ecology of hydrosphere organisms and hydrosphere environment
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understanding of fundamental phycology regarding taxonomy, phylogeny and ecophysiology of macroalgae as well as applied phycology regarding aquaculture of economic seaweeds and conservation of coastal environment. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Guidance ~ Odd-numbered lessons (Kato)
-Seaweed beds and barren ground
-Taxonomy and phylogeny of macroalgae
-Photosynthetic pigments and life history
-Aquaculture of economic seaweeds

Lesson 2 ~ Even-numbered lessons (Liao)
-Aquaculture of tropical seaweeds
-Biology of invasive and exotic seaweeds
-Survey of algal utilization and applications

Final examination will be held at Lesson 16.

The schedule and content of lessons are subject to change. 
Odd-numbered lessons: see Japanese syllabus
Even-numbered lessons: Supplementary materials will be distributed at each lecture. 
PC or AV used in
PC projector and board 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
To read and understand the references and texts before and after the lessons. 
Grading Method Final examination (80 points), Quiz (20 points)
*Students missing six or more lessons will be ineligible to take the final examination. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Foreign professor will give even-numbered lessons in English. 
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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