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300170 EX Excursion to the mires of the Tamsweg area (2017S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 14 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 01.03. 14:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Mire ecology and vegetation

Assessment and permitted materials

Protocol

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Knowledge of mire plants and vegetation types together with their inicator values for management and rehabilitation measures. Survey of mire types of the Tamsweg region. Ecohydrological basics for management and rehabilitation measures.

Examination topics

Field course. Plants and vegetation types will be demonstrated and discussed on the sites. Good examples of mire types occuring in the area will be visited and explained. After a theoretical introduction to ecohydrological basics their application will be demonstrated by means of two rehabilitation project sites.

Necessary equipment: Rain gear, rubber boots, handlens

Reading list

Steiner, G.M. (Red.) 2005: Moore von Sibirien bis Feuerland (Mires from Siberia to Tierra del Fuego). Stapfia 85, 626 pp. Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz.

Steiner, G.M. 1993: Scheuchzerio-Caricetea fuscae und Oxycocco-Sphagnetea. In: Grabherr, G. & Mucina, L. (Ed.): Die Pflanzengesellschaften Österreichs, Teil II: Natürliche baumfreie Vegetation: 131-181. G.Fischer Jena, Stuttgart, New York.

Association in the course directory

MNB W-6, MBO 7, MEV W-6, UF BU 10

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