Lichens: Environmental decoders 2022

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21 May, 2022 - 5 June, 2022

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Type of audience: Adultos



Lichens: Environmental decoders 2022

21 May, 2022 - 5 June, 2022

May 21 and 28 & June 11


With Ana Belén Salegui and Sonia Trobajo Pérez


Lichens are composite organisms formed by fungi and algae. They are sensitive to environmental disturbances. Thus they allow us to figure out what is happening around us.

In this course, we will delve into these both frequent and unknown organisms. Through them, we will analyze air quality in different locations.


May 21

11:00 to 13:00


What are lichens, which types are there and what applications do they have?


May 28

11:00 to 13:00

Field trip to Candanedo de Boñar

Field practice to analyze the lichens in Candanedo de Boñar and their condition to evaluate air quality.


June 11

11:00 to 13:00

Field trip to La Robla.

Field practice to observe lichens in La Robla and their condition. Eventually, we will compare both locations’ air quality.

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