Freshwater Biology Diver

Freshwater Biology Course:
Minimum 2 days
6 Theoretical teaching units
6 Practical teaching units
2-4 dives

Aim of course
– to introduce divers to freshwater life and freshwater sciences
– to increase awareness for freshwater life
– to promote the idea of sustainable diving
– to create multiplications for these ideas and to introduce important freshwater animal and plant groups and their biology
– to increase the everyday personal experience of divers for freshwater ecosystems on the
background of better knowledge on the interrelationships of its parts

Student performance objectives
By the end of the course the diver should
– be familiar to the basic biological and limnological processes
– be able to identify important animal and plant groups in the freshwater
– dive sustainably due to his/her more comprehensive understanding of freshwater environment

Prerequisites for participants (minimum requirements)
– age of 16 years
– PTRD Entry Professional Diver or equivalent
– valid medical certificate

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