Universität Wien FIND

300183 UE Practical Course in bioindication and monitoring (2014S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 15 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 07.03. 14:00 - 18:00 Übungsraum 3 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Wednesday 07.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Friday 20.06. 14:00 - 18:00 Übungsraum 3 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Practical course for selected methods in bioindication:
e.g. Application of the VDI method for lichens; moss monitoring of N-deposition incl chemical analysis), comparison of methods

Assessment and permitted materials

Technical talks during the course; compilation of a protocoll in small groups; presence in more than 80% of the overall seminar time

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students shall be able to apply various methods in bioindication without any help

Examination topics

Self-reliant application of various methods in the field, after an initial phase of introduction

Reading list

Markert, B.A., Breure, A.M., Zechmeister H.G. (eds.) 2003. Bioindicators / Biomonitors (principles, assessment, concepts). Elsevier. Amsterdam. 1040 pages. ISBN: 0-08-044177-7
Zechmeister, H.G., Hohenwallner, D. 2006. A comparison of biomonitoring methods for the estimation of atmospheric pollutants in an industrial town in Austria. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 117/1-3, 245-259

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