Universität Wien FIND

300152 PP Soil Biology (2019W)

The soil as a habitat for organisms, introduction in the ecology of the soil and taxonomy of selected soil organisms

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



max. 6 participants
Language: German



preparatory meeting 1.10.2019, 13:30 ÜR 6 (UZA I)
practical course every Friday 9:00-16:00


Aims, contents and method of the course

Several courses combine field research and laboratory work about physical, chemical and microbial characteristics of different types of soil. Taxonomy, ecology, extraction and preparation techniques of important groups of soil fauna - such as mites, collembola, nematodes dipteran larvae and coleoptera are demonstrated . The aim of the course is to impart knowledge of basic skills for further autonomous work on this topic.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written Protocol, active Participation, bacc thesis possible

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Scheffer Schachtschabel: Lehrbuch der Bodenkunde

Association in the course directory

BOE 13

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