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300102 VO Introduction to ecophysiology of animals (2012W)

Ecophysiological adaptations of animals to environmental factors

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

always Friday, 12-2 PM, SR 3 (Zoology), Start 5. 10. 2012,
(on 5. 10. exceptionally 12-1 PM)

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 05.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 12.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 19.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 09.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 16.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 23.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 30.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 07.12. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 14.12. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 11.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 18.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 25.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture deals with basic ecopysiological adaptations of vertebrates as well as invertebrates to their environments including numerous examples. The lecture is devided into three sections - adaptation to temperature, moisture and function of osmotic regulation.

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination over the whole subject (60 min)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

lecture with possibility for discussions
sript, overhead, list with recommendable literature
a power point version is in progress

Reading list

CLOUDSLEY-THOMPSON J., L., 1991: Ecophysiology of desert arhropods and reptiles. Springer Verlag Berlin
DAVENPORT J., 1992: Animals at low temperatures. Chapman & Hall London.
DEGEN A., A., 1997: Ecophysiology of small desert mamals. Springer Verlag Berlin.
KLEESATTEL, W., 1999: Überleben in Eis, Wüste und Tiefsee. Wie Tiere Extreme meistern. Wiss. Buchgesellschaft Darmstadt.
SCHMIDT-NIELSEN k., 1975: Animal physiology. Adaptation and environment. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
WARBURG M., R., 1997: Ecophysiology of Amphibians inhabiting xeric environments. Springer Verlag Berlin.


Association in the course directory

B-BAN 9, B-BMG 11, B-BMB 10, B-BOE 11, B-BZO 11, B-BPF 8, B-BPB-12

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