ABCS 413: Conservation Biology

Indigenous conservation strategies and introduction to management systems of forests, rangelands and wildlife; conservation of water catchment and soil; in situ and ex situ conservation practices. Application of ecological principles to the management of...

ABCS 412: Petroleum Ecology

Oil pollution: behavior, characteristics and impact of oil pollution on biota and recreational facilities. Damage estimation methods and management of oil spills in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Impact assessment and clean-up. Ballast water ecology:...

ABCS 411: Freshwater Biology

Composition, ecology and adaptation of invertebrates in lenthic and lotic systems; plankton, neuston, benthos and aufwuchs; organisms in special environments; groundwater, swamps, and saline water, temporal and thermal waters; role of vertebrates in aquatic...

ABCS 410: Field Trips and Reports

Field trips to selected areas with potential for vast ecological biodiversity in the major ecological biotopes. Reporting on the form and function of the ecological associations using statistical designs/ model. Presentation of study reports.

ABCS 409: Marine Biology

Marine plants and primary production. Major groups of marine invertebrates and vertebrates: morphology and systematics. Biology, pelagic and benthic life. Ecology. Special ecological habitats. Adaptations to extreme conditions in the marine environment.

ABCS 408: Wetland Ecology & Management

Wetland values, human impacts and regulations. Wetland evaluation and delineation. History of wetland management in Ghana. Principles of wetland restoration. Wetlands management for waterfowl. Integrated catchments management: challenges and realities....

ABCS 407: Limnology

Introduction to Limnology. The water cycle. Basic hydrology. Stream classification. Lakeformation and morphology. Optical and thermal properties of water. Water movements in lakes.Global geochemistry. Ionic composition of natural waters. Dissolved gases....

ABCS 406: Vertebrate Biology

Evolutionary trends among vertebrates. The Agnatha, Chondrichthyes, Osteichthyes, Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves and Mammalia. Biology, ecology and systematic of vertebrates. Interaction of humans with other vertebrates (e.g. snakes).

ABCS 405: Population Ecology

Sampling techniques. Dispersion. Population parameters. Methods of animal population estimation. Natural regulation of animal populations. Life table and Key-factor analyses.

ABCS 404: Epidemiology of Tropical Diseases

Basic definitions and principles of epidemiology: The science of epidemiology, objectives, methods and tools. Introduction to modelling in epidemiology. Major parasitic diseasesystems and their management.