Universität Wien FIND

300153 UE Ecology and biodiversity of moths (2017S)

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

Details

max. 12 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

In the meeting at 06.03.2017 the further dates will be fixed. It is planned to do 3-4 nightly light-trap sessions in Orth/Donau (afternoon: placing out the traps; next morning: collection of samples). In addition, there will be one week in August devoted to moth identification and sample evaluation (5 afternoons, 13-17 h).

Participation in initial meeting MANDATORY!

Monday 06.03. 13:00 - 14:00 Übungsraum 3 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Wednesday 29.03. 11:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Monday 28.08. 14:00 - 18:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Tuesday 29.08. 14:00 - 18:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Wednesday 30.08. 14:00 - 18:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Thursday 31.08. 14:00 - 18:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 01.09. 14:00 - 18:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Overview of the diversity of Central European moths, based on own field work, light-trap catches and subsequent identification and possibly anatomic preparations.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation in the field, during evaluation of the samples and submission of a written essay (c. 5 pages) on a topic related to moth ecology and evolution (topics will be distributed after the first meeting).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation in field (10 %), participation in sample evaluation (30 %), written essay (60 %). Submitting only the essay is NOT sufficient to pass this course.

Examination topics

Fieldwork (excursions, light-trap catches), identification methods, data evaluation

Reading list

A Steiner et al (2014) Die Nachtfalter Deutschlands
http://www.nachtfalterdeutschlands.de/
Literature for essay topics will be announced individually.

Association in the course directory

MEC-9, MZO W-2, B-WZB

Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:56