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Special course :
Taxonomy of Recent Dinophyceae and their Cysts

by Malte Elbrächter, Consuelo Carbonell-Moore and Kenneth Mertens

Time : 29. November 2012 (arrival) - 07. December. 2012 (departure)
Location : Wattenmeerstation Sylt of the Alfred Wegener Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung - Hafenstr. 43, D-25992 List/Sylt, Germany
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Registration dead-line : 15. June 2012
Participants : The course is restricted to 10 persons in order to ascertain individual ervice of your identification problems on your own samples. Welcome re all persons working or intend to work with dinoflagellates and their cysts (students, technical assistants, scientists) with basic nowledge of dinoflagellates. 

Program :

 Nov. 29 (Th)
    Arrival, from 18.00 Welcome party
 Nov. 30 (Fr) 09.00-12.30
  Welcome, Housekeeping, Introduction to
Dinophyceae
  14.00-18.00
  Introduction to Taxonomy,
Introduction to Prorocentrales, microscopic sample
examination
 Dec. 01 (Sa) 09.00-12.30
  Taxonomy of recent dinoflagellate cysts, methods for
isolation and incubation
  14.00-18.00   Introduction to Dinophysiales including microscopic
sample examination of the participants
 Dec. 02 (Su) 09.00- 12.30   Introduction to Recent and Fossil Peridiniales
  14.00-18.00   Peridiniales, continued, including microscopic sample
examination of the participants
 Dec. 03 (Mo)
09.00-12.30   Introduction to Recent and Fossil Gonyaulacales
  14.00-18.00   Gonyaulacales, continued, including microscopic
sample examination of the participants
 Dec.. 04 (Tu) 09.00-12.30   Introduction to nomenclature
  14.00-18.00   Introduction to Podolampaceae;
Peridiniales and Gonyaulacales, continued
microscopic sample examination of the participants
 Dec. 05 (We) 09.00-12.30   Introduction to Gymnodiniales
  14.00-18.00   Gymnodiniales continued, microscopic sample
examination of the participants
 Dec. 06 (Th)
09.00-12.30   Introduction to benthic and coccoid Dinophyceae
  14.00-18.00   Microscopical work on the samples of the
participants, General discussion
 Dec. 07 (Fr)     Departure
 

Language : English
Accommodation : will be provided in the guest-house of the Wattenmeerstation.
Course fee including accommodation but exclusive meals : EURO 400,--
For students : EURO 250,--


Samples (fixed plankton samples or freh sediment samples for cyst isolation) and photos
of the taxa you have difficulty with identifying are welcome !
Please remember, that there is no funding for travelling, accommodation and daily
expenses from the German side.

 

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 April 2012 )