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300152 UE Soil Ecology - Ecology of soils with taxonomy of soil fauna and fungi (2020W)

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



max. 12 participants
Language: German



on-site teaching, om Fridays, UER 5 UZA1 9:00-16:00
excursion to Michaelerwald on 16th of October, whole day
prelim meeting Tu, 6. October⋅09:00 bis 10:00 online,


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 12, BBO 9, BZO 12

Last modified: Mo 05.10.2020 10:31