Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L1011005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水圏フィールド科学実習I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practical Work in Hydrospheric Field ScienceI
ハシモト トシヤ,ナカグチ カズミツ,ヤマグチ シュウヘイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
Field observation (R/V vessel TOYOSHIO-MARU),  Computer analysis 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of 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 SDG_14, Field observation, Marine environment, Data analysis, Hiroshima Bay 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Basic skills and analysis methods for management of hydrosphere organisms 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire skills and methods to analyze and assess traits of hydorosphic environment and fishing resource.
・Basic skills and analysis methods for breeding and management of hydrosphere organisms

・To acquire skills of assessing and analyzing a role of marine production industry in human society and influences caused by the industry on hydrosphere environment. 
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 : Oceanographic Observation )
lesson3 Field Work ( Measurement of Water Temperature and Salinity using CTD System )
lesson4 Field Work ( Measurement of Secchi Disk Depth )
lesson5 Field Work ( Measurement of Water Color )
lesson6 Field Work ( Collection of Bottom Water )
lesson7 Field Work ( Collection of Weather Data )
lesson8 Field Work ( Collection of Hydrographic Data )
lesson9 Field Work ( Lecture : Ship Operation )
lesson10 Field Work ( Collection of Sediment and Observation of Benthos )
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 )

The deadline of the report is two weeks later of the field observation. 
distribute  document and manual
The manuals of this lecture can be refer to moodle system 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Training vessel, Personal computer and Laboratory tools  
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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 Main lecturer (Hashimoto) was employed at the meteorological service company. 
Message The attendance student must participate in one of two following schedules, 1) 22 June, 2) 6 July. 
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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