Universität Wien FIND

300065 VO Introduction into the fauna and ecology of the Amazon basin (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie



Language: English

Examination dates



Introduction Wednesday, 19.10 11:15-13:00 Ort: Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG]
The lecture will be presented in blocks at evening hours and/or Saturdays (according to student` needs) in December 2016 and January 2017


Aims, contents and method of the course

On the basis of long-term personal experience the specific ecological situation of "Amazonia" is presented. Historical as well as recent studies on the aquatic and terrestrial ecology are discussed regarding biodiversity as well as developmental and conservational aspects. (lecture)

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examinations end of January

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

presence at lectures, general knowledge about historical, ecological and conservation status of Amazonia as presented during the lectures

Examination topics

content of lectures

Reading list

information about specific topics will be given according to the interests of students

Association in the course directory


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