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300139 UE Introduction to biodiversity and ecosystem research (2020S)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 20 participants
Language: English



Preparatory meeting will take place 4th of March 2020, at 11:15h in the Semiarraum Limnologie, UZA 1, Ebene 3, Spange 4, Division Limnologie


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will choose one of the offered topics (i.e. a small scientific project) and then work on this project under the supervision of the contributing staff in the respective working groups and labs. This course is providing all new MEC students a first opportunity to dip into practice-oriented research. Depending on the topic and the number of participants, students will either work individually, or jointly with a second student.

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Assessment and permitted materials

Final talks of the MEC4-projects will be held in September 2020 (day will be fixed) in the “Limnology Seminar Room" (3rd floor, beween Spange 3 and 4 UZA1). Grading will be done by your supervisor.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Active participation during the project work (70%) and final oral presentation (30%)

Examination topics

Scientific lab work under direct supervision of faculty staff.

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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