Limnology: lotic and lentic environments. Natural and artificial lakes, rivers, transitional and coastal marine ecosystems.
The water cycle and anthropogenic influences.
Physical and chemical characters, biotic structure and productivity in aquatic environments.
Pollution and eutrophication: monitoring, classification, causes, consequences, remedies.
Integrated management of aquatic ecosystems. Ecosystemic approach. Continuity and linkage of environments: waterbody - watershed.
Theoretical and experimental nutrient loads, methodological evaluation, OECD method and other predictive models of water quality. Biological indicators.
Issues related to phytoplankton development in the use of water.