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300183 UE Practical Course in bioindication and monitoring (2021S)

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 serve).


max. 12 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Die LV findet geblockt statt. Die LV beinhaltet selbstständiges Arbeiten im Gelände und online Einheiten; Teilnahme an der zugehörigen VO (300104 VO Bioindikaton and Biomonitoring) ist obligat.

Wednesday 03.03. 17:00 - 19:00 Digital
Wednesday 19.05. 14:15 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 26.05. 14:15 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 02.06. 14:15 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 09.06. 14:15 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 16.06. 14:15 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 23.06. 14:15 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 30.06. 14:15 - 17:00 Digital


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, comparison of methods

Assessment and permitted materials

Data acquisition, data evaluation and reporting

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Der Besuch der zugehörigen Vorlesung wird vorausgesetzt. Die Studenten sollen ausgewählte Methoden selbstständig bearbeiten können und die dafür notwendigen Kriterien beurteilen und anwenden können. Anwesenheit bei 4 von 5 Terminen.

Examination topics

Self-reliant application of various methods in the field, after an initial phase of introduction, data evaluation, presentation of results, protocol

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

Association in the course directory

MNB W-6, MBO 7, MEC-9

Last modified: Fr 14.05.2021 11:28