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Aquatic Science and Wetland Management

About Aquatic Science and Wetland Management


The course deals with aquatic ecosystems of the world. Marine and inland water ecosystems; the definition of marine water, freshwater, lives in marine and freshwater, phytoplankton, zooplankton, different fish fauna in the world with special emphasis on Ethiopian fauna, chemical, biological, and physical water quality analysis; description of wetlands, aquatic (freshwater) systems and their catchments, major wetlands of the world, the wetland ecosystem, threats to wetlands and freshwater, conservation of freshwater and wetlands, international treaties and conventions on wetland and freshwater conservation.

Course Highlights

The videos section of this course features a selection of video lectures and interviews of Aquatic Science and Wetland Management faculty from various Departments at KIoT.