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300048 VO Ecology of the ecozones of the world (2019W)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

no more classes 14th, 20th, 21st & 28th of January

Monday 07.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 08.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 14.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 15.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 21.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 22.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 28.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 29.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 04.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 05.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 11.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 12.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 18.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 19.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 25.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 26.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 02.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 03.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 09.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 10.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 16.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 17.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 07.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 13.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 14.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 20.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 21.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 28.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Part 1: Terrestrial ecosystems (Dullinger)
The lecture starts with a general account on how to classify (terrestrial) biota from an ecological point of view. Following the biome-concept of H. Walter the different life zones of the earth are presented. Each biome is presented regarding climate, soils, vegetation, animal life, and land use. Lectures focus on the (zonal) natural ecosystems but consider also azonal ecosystems (e.g. mires, mountains, ecosystems on poor soils), and cultivated land ecosystems.

Part 2: Marine systems (Herndl)
The lectures on marine systems first highlight the structures of marine food webs from coastal seas to the open ocean, and then presents the characteristic communities from the intertidal to offshore deep water systems including hydrothermal vents. Also structures and differences of marine communities between polar to tropical regions are presented.

Part 3: Freshwater ecosystems (Griebler):
Following a brief introduction of their role for the global water budget, history and evolution, principles of classification, individual limnic systems (lakes, rivers, aquifers, wetlands) are and their systemic features are introduced by prominent examples.

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

- Grabherr (1997) Farbatlas Ökosysteme der Erde. Ulmer-Verlag, Stuttgart.
- H. Walter, S.-W. Breckle (Hrsg.) (1991-2004): Ökologie der Erde, 4 Bde. Spektrum Akad. Verlag.
- diverse Lehrbücher der Limnologie (z.B. Wetzel 2001; Schönborn 2003; Schwoerbel & Brendelberger 2013)

Nentwig/Bacher/Beierkuhnlein/Brandl/Grabherr (2003): Spektrum Lehrbuch ÖKOLOGIE, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin.

H. Walter, S.-W. Breckle (Hrsg.) (1991-2004): Ökologie der Erde, 4 Bde. Spektrum Akad. Verlag.

Association in the course directory

BOE 1, BPB 9, BMG 10, BAN 6, BMB 10, BBO 8, BZO 11, UF BU 10, PMÖ

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