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Syllabus

1.     Introduction

Marine Environment
Prof. A.N. Subramanian, Centre for Marine Environment Studies, Ehime University, Japan

Waves and Tides
Prof. M. Natarajan, Mr. K. Mohan & Prof. T. Balasubramanian, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Understanding Biodiversity
Prof. L. Kannan, Vice-Chancellor, Thiruvalluvar University

             
2.     Diversity Assessment Methods


Biodiversity Values
S. Ajmal Khan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Methodology for Assessment Biodiversity
Prof. S. Ajmal khan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Pre- treatment of Data for Biodiversity Assessment
Prof. S. Ajmal khan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

IUCN Conservation Status Assessment
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

The Barcode of Life Initiative
Dr. Dirk Steinke, Prof. S. Ajmal Khan and Prof. S. Rajagopal

Molecular Tools for Assessing Genetic Diversity
Dr. S.T. Somasundaram and Dr. M. Kalaiselvam, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

 
3     Mangrove Ecosystems
             
Distribution of Mangrove Ecosystems
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Ecology and Environment of Mangrove Ecosystems
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Methods of Studying Mangroves
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Biology of Mangroves
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Importance of Mangrove Ecosystem
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

       
4     Biodiversity in Mangrove Ecosystems
             
Floral Diversity : Bacteria and Fungi
Dr. A. Purushothaman and Dr. S. Jayalakshmi, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Actinomycetes
Dr. K. Sivakumar, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Phytoplankton
Dr. P. Sampathkumar and Dr. G. Ananthan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Seaweeds
Dr. P. Anantharaman and Dr. L. Kannan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Seagrasses
Prof. L. Kannan and Dr. T. Thangaradjou, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Mangroves
Prof. K. Kathiresan and Dr. N. Rajendran, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Salt Marsh and Other Coastal Flora
Prof. K. Kathiresan and Dr. T. Ramanathan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Faunal Diversity : Zooplankton
Dr. P. Peruma and M. Rajkumar, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Nematodes
Dr. M.A. Sultan Ali and Prof. S. Ajmal Khan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Polychaetes
Dr. P. Murugesan and Prof. S. Ajmal Khan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Amphipods
Dr. P.S. Lyla and Prof. S. Ajmal Khan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Prawns and Shrimps
Prof. T. Kannupandi, Dr. P. Soundarapandian and Dr. N. Rajendran, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Brachyuran Crabs
Prof. S. Ajmal Khan and Dr. S. Ravichandran, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Insects      
Prof. K. Balasubramanian, Dr. M. Srinivasan and Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Molluscs      
Dr. A. Shanmugam and Dr. S. Rajagopal, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Molluscs in Mangroves : a Case Study      
A. Shanmugam & S. Vairamani, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Fin fish      
Prof. V. Ramaiyan and Dr. M. Kalaiselvam, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Mudskippers      
Dr. V . Ravi & Prof. S. Rajagopal, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Ornamental Fish      
Mr. K. Raja, Dr. T.T. Ajithkumar and T. Balasubramanian, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Parasitic Fauna of Fishes      
Dr. N. Veerappan and Mrs. A. Selvamathi, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Wood-borers      
L.N. Santhakumaran

Reptiles      
Dr. M. Srinivasan and Dr. S. Bragadeeswaran, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Birds      
Prof. AN. Subramanian and Dr. A. Sethuraman, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Mammals      
Prof. AN. Subramanian, Dr. A. Sethuraman and Mr. S. Murugan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Bycatch Resource      
Dr. S.M. Raffi, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University
     
             
5     Threats to Mangroves       
                   
Degradation and Destruction of Mangroves      
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Pollution Threats : Water Quality      
Prof. T. Balasubramanian and Dr. S. Vijayalakshmi, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai niversity

Persistent Chemicals      
Prof. AN. Subramanian, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

             
6     Policy and Sustainable Management of Mangroves      
                   
Conservation and Management Strategies : Restoration Technologies      
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

People's Participation      
Prof. K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Alternate Livelihood : a Case Study      
A. Gopalakrishnan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Application of Remote Sensing & GIS      
Prof. S. Ramachandran,

Global Policies - Role of Institutions      
K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

Conservation Strategies in Different Countries      
K. Kathiresan, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University

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