Universität Wien FIND

300079 VO Australian Fauna (2019W)

examples of evolution, ecology and biogeography

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

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No lecture on 30 October 2019

Wednesday 02.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 09.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 16.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 23.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 30.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 06.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 13.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 27.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 04.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 11.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 08.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 15.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 22.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 29.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Knowledge of characteristic animals of Australia, in particular terrestrial vertebrates. Understanding distribution patterns as results of evolutionary history and current climate. Insight in relations of morphology and ecology of animals. Comparison of environmental conditions in the landscapes of Australia and their influence on reproductive biology of animals. Insight into ecological interactions and the consequences of perturbations of ecosystems by the actions of humans.

Systematic overview of the tetrapods of Australia, including distribution and phylogeny of their major groups, with a focus on the radiation of marsupials. Detailed accounts of ecology and behaviour of selected species, supported by numerous audiovisual documents. Introduction to the climate and landscapes of Australia, and to ecological interactions among animals and between animals and plants. Changes of landscapes and fauna due to human activities.

Lecture course

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MZO W-2, WZB,

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