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290152 VO Basics in Biogeography (2021S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Gilt als VO Grundzüge der Biographie und Landschaftsökologie
Lehramt Bachelor: Diese VO ist im Freien Wahlmodul nicht anrechenbar, wenn sie die mit Geomorphologie kombinierte LV von Ronald Pöppl absolviert haben.
Mo 10.05. 08:00-11:15 Digital



max. 200 participants
Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

probably digital lecture - streaming plus recording
planned lecture dates: 8.3., 15.3., 22.3., 29.3., 19.4., 26.4., always 8:30-10:00 und 10:30-12:00.

Monday 08.03. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Monday 15.03. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Monday 22.03. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Monday 19.04. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Monday 26.04. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The interplay between the abiotic and biotic environment and the integrative function of Landscape Ecology ar contents of the lecture. The causes for the differentiation of the biosphere and its spatial and temporal components ar at the core of the course. The lecture provides a theoretical basis for field wirk in Biogeography and Landscape Ecology. Due to Coronavvirus the lecture was iomplemented partly for home learning. Bitte consult moodle for updates.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam. Key:
100-88%: 1; 87-75%: 2; 74-62%: 3; 61-50%: 4

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The aim is:
- to teach the interdependency of abiotic and biotic systems
- to impart basic knowledge of processes in space and time
- to teach methods of landscape ecology

Examination topics

All lectures will b supported by slides. The slides and the supporting materials, which will be pointed out in the lecture, will be accessible via moodle and are content of the exam.

Reading list

Beierkuhnlein, C. (2007): Biogeographie. Ulmer, 400 S.
Leser, H., Löffler, J. (2017):Landschaftsökologie. 5. Aufl., Ulmer, 414 S.

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 2.1) (BA UF GW 12) (BA GG 11.2)

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