Universität Wien FIND

300136 PP Population biology of native amphibians (2016S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Beginn: 07.03.2016

Details

max. 12 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes

Vorbesprechung 7. März 2016, 10:00-11:00, Seminarraum 3, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Current questions and methods of population biology will be applied to amphibian populations in Vienna. Research will focus on fire salamanders (fotographic registration of individuals, to estimate population sizes and home ranges), green toads and species from the Danube floodplain.

Aims: Understanding of current topics in evolutionary ecology, knowledge of life histories of native amphibians, ability to apply research methods of population biology in field and laboratory, practice in writing scientific reports.

Methods: Discussion of scientific papers, practical field research in small teams, data analysis and writing of reports.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment of practical work and written reports.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimal requirements: 50 hours field work, written report
Assessment criteria: 40% practical work and oral presentation, 60% written report (30% for accuracy of data presentation, 30% for quality of writing and graphical design)

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

BOE 12, BOE 13, BZO 12, BZO 13, B-BZO 12, B-BZO 13, B-BOE 12, B-BOE 13, MZO 2

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