Universität Wien FIND

280213 VO PF2 Introduction in Environmental Biology (NPI) (2019W)

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max. 30 participants
Language: English

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

preliminary meeting 02.10.2019 16:15, Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 UZA II

Wednesday 02.10. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 09.10. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 16.10. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 23.10. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 30.10. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 06.11. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 13.11. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 27.11. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 04.12. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 11.12. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 08.01. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 15.01. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 22.01. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 29.01. 16:15 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Lectures introduce into:
Cell theory incl. Cell cycle
Water, Transport and Metabolism
Evolution
Photosynthesis
Respiration
Biodiversity in soils (Prokaryotes and Fungi)
Protein synthesis, Evolution, Phylogeny and Taxonomy
Protists, Plants and Animals
Secondary metabolites
Nitrogen
Phosphorus and Sulfur
Ecology 1
Ecology 2

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam on the topics of this lecture series
1) 29.01.2020 (60 out of 100 points for passing)
2) ?.20 (70 out of 100 points for passing)
3) ?.20 (70 out of 100 points for passing)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Learning outcome: Students are able to recognize plants and microorganisms as
key players of element cycles and ecosystem scale processes. They can explain major physiological processes, such as CO2- and N2-fixation, or energy generation by respiration or fermentation. They are able to relate these cellular processes to the ecosystem scale and are able to identify the various controls over biological production and decomposition processes. Upon successful completion of the module, students can view the above described processes from an ecological perspective, specifically under the aspects of spatial and temporal variations of ecosystems, organismic interactions and community composition.

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