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300016 SE Literature seminar: Current issues in biogeography (2005W)

Literature seminar: Current issues in biogeography

0.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

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max. 30 participants
Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

ECTS Points: 1,5
Biogeography deals with the spatial and temporal distributions of organisms and their communities, their causes both current (ecology, dispersal ability etc.) and historical (Pleistocene ice-ages, continental drift etc) as well as with the impact of humans and its possible consequences (e.g., global warming). The aim of this seminar is to present and discuss current issues in biogeography. The students will give oral presentations, criticise scientific articles and participate in group discussions. Original literature, reviews and theoretical papers will be serve as the basis for the seminar.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

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Association in the course directory

LA-BU 261

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