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300071 VO Ecology and Biogeography of the Mediterranean Flora (2012W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

First term: 22. Oct. 2012


Language: German

Examination dates



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture deals with the origin of the Mediterranean area, its geography and geology. Furthermore, it covers the Mediterranean climate and the respective physiological and morphological adaptations of Mediterranean plants. An overview of the major Mediterranean communities and their most important constituent species as well as their biogeographic relationships is given.

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam (100%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students possess an overview on origin and climatic conditions in the Mediterranean and can define the morphoplogical and physiological adaptations to that climate. Furthermore, they know the most important vegetation types and their constituent species as well as their biogeographic relationships.

Examination topics

Presentation (100%)

Reading list

Association in the course directory

MPF W-1, MOE W-10, MEV W-6

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