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300048 VO Ecology of the ecozones of the world (2020W)

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

Tuesday 06.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 12.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 13.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 19.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 27.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 03.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 09.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 16.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 17.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 23.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 24.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 30.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 01.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 07.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 14.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 15.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 11.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 12.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 18.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 19.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 25.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 26.01. 16:45 - 18:15 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.

The lecture is currently (15/09/2020) planned to be held at Althanstraße, but will, in addtion, either be streamed via Big Blue Button or recorded and put on moodle. If the Corona situation changes, we might switch to an online-only format.

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

1: 18,5-20 Pkte. 2: 15,5-18 Pkte. 3: 12,5-15 Pkte. 4: 10-12 Pkte. 5: 0-9,5 Pkte.

Examination topics

Die in der LV gezeigten Folien

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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