14I2I03 - Bio-climatology and bio-meteorology

Course specification
Course titleBio-climatology and bio-meteorology
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Radislava Teodorović
  2. prof. dr Ljiljana Janković
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalLearning related to climate, microclimate and meteorological factors that influence health status. Application of knowledge in bioclimatology in planning of health control and obtaining skills that allow recognizing of the situation/s facilitating the outbreaks of microbial and/or parasitic diseases. Training in preventive actions implemented to reduce negative effects of climate, microclimate and meteorological factors on animals and routs of implementation of microclimate conditioning for improving animal well-being. Learning related to pollution emerging from animal production and activities introduced as environmental protection measures.
      The outcomeStudent has to learn and understand in negative impacts of climate and meteorological phenomena on animal health and productivity. Student has to be trained to apply the obtained knowledge in aim to prevent harmful impact of animal production on local and global environment.
      Contents of lecturesimportance of bioclimatology and biometeorology in veterinary medicine and influence of climatic factors on animal health and production(5); Influence of climatic and meteorological factors on flora and fauna: influence of climate on closed environment / microclimate in confined animal housing (5); Influence of animal production on local and global climate changes (5).
      Contents of exercises
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingTheoretical education with interactive learning and usage of audio-visual methods,
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures20Test paper50
      Practical lessons0Oral examination0