Upon a succesfull termination of the course the students will:
1. aquire basic knowledge on the land plant evlution as well as on the evolution of major plant groups (extinct and extanct)
2. aquire knowledge about pollen morphology and its use in reconstructing past vegetation changes
3. deepen their knowledge on palaeoecology and past plant biomes
Course Content (Syllabus)
History of forest vegetation and research methods, pollen analysis methods and application of its results, time division of the historic vegetation development within the European continent, history of forest vegetation in Greece.
History, forest, vegetation, pollen analysis, palynology