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Algae Basics

This section will cover what algae are, how they've evolved, and how they've transformed our planet. We will also go over how humans have used algae throughout history.

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5 videos (Total 42 minutos), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
What are Algae?9m
Macroalgae (Seaweed) Historical Utilization10m
The Evolution and Diversity of Algae7m
Algae as a Photosynthetic Organism12m
4 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Algae Basics Quiz30m
Semana
2
2 horas para completar

Algal Diversity

Algae are extremely diverse, and in this section you will learn about the main different types.

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5 videos (Total 60 minutos), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Red Algae10m
Brown Algae and Diatoms12m
Macroalgae (Seaweed)15m
Cyanobacteria12m
5 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Algae Diversity Quiz30m
Semana
3
2 horas para completar

Algal Ecology

Algae are found almost everywhere and have complex ecologies. This section covers the basics of algal ecology including some of the other organisms they interact with in nature and in industrial settings.

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3 videos (Total 46 minutos), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Algae Predators, Pests, and Pathogens17m
Algal Predators, Pest, and Pathogens II: Detection and Control11m
3 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Algal Ecology Quiz18m
Semana
4
2 horas para completar

Algae Biomanufacturing Part 1

Algae are studied because of their potential to create products using biomanufacturing. In this section, we will look at how algae is used as an industrial organisms and different examples biomanufacturing technologies.

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4 videos (Total 50 minutos), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Production of Phototrophic Microalgae11m
Production of Heterotrophic Microalgae14m
Macroalgae (Seaweed) Farming14m
4 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Algae Biomanufacturing Part 1 Quiz30m
Semana
5
2 horas para completar

Algae Biomanufacturing Part 2

In this section we will examine the important steps of algae biomanufacturing. This includes techniques for productive culture growth, harvest, and creating useful products from biomass.

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5 videos (Total 62 minutos), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Nutrient Utilization and Recycling14m
Harvesting and Dewatering17m
Post-Harvest Processing9m
Chemistry for Bio-based Materials15m
5 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Algae Biomanufacturing Part 2 Quiz32m
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Principales revisiones sobre Introduction to Algae

por AZApr 10th 2019

one of the best course to know everything about algae. I recommend all people who decided to work on algae pass this course. I learnt about different aspects of algae and seaweed. thanks Coursera.

por JQFeb 16th 2018

Fantastic Course! I was so pleased to participate in a course on Algae and to learn it's reality and potential in our culture and world. Thanks to all who put this course on.

Instructores

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Dr. Stephen Mayfield

Professor of Molecular Biology
University of California San Diego
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Ira "Ike" Levine

Professor, Natural and Applied Sciences
University of Southern Maine

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