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300027 VO Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The lecture is offered exclusively in digital form. It will take place live in BigBlueButton (every Wednesday at 13:15) and/or will be recorded. First lecture: Wednesday 7 October 2020

Wednesday 07.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 14.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 21.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 28.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 04.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 11.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 18.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 25.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 02.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 09.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 16.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 20.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 27.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Ecosystem Ecology addresses the interaction between organisms and communities and their environment as an integrated system. EE deals with ecosystem processes (flow of energy and matter through systems), explores the cycling of elements between the biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere and the associated biological and physico-chemical processes.

Assessment and permitted materials

The exam will be held as a digital written exam with open questions by download of an examination sheet (open-book format).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Basic knowledge of all aspects and methods of ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry covered during the lectures.

Written exam with three questions (6 points each) on the entire lecture material. More than half of the attainable points must be achieved in order to successfully complete the exam. All aids allowed (Open Book).

Examination topics

The content of all lectures. Slides will be provided on Moodle.

Reading list

Suitable text books will be presented in the first lecture

Association in the course directory

BOE 10, BAN 6, BBO 8, BMG 10, BMB 10, BPB 11, BZO 11, UF BU 10

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