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Return to Vienna for the summer semester of 2022. We are planning to hold courses mainly on site to enable the personal exchange between you, your teachers and fellow students. We have labelled digital and mixed courses in u:find accordingly.

Due to COVID-19, there might be changes at short notice (e.g. individual classes in a digital format). Obtain information about the current status on u:find and check your e-mails regularly.

Please read the information on https://studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.

300192 UE Practical Restoration Ecology (2022S)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 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. 27 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Die UE findet in Form von Tagesexkursionen statt.
Exkursionstermine (vorläufig, bitte Aktualisierung auf moodle beachten!):
21.3 (Ersatz 28.3): Pfaffstätten
25.4.: Seewinkel
2.5.: Tullnerfeld
6.5.: Pulkautal-Weinviertel
7.6.: Wien-Lainzer Tiergarten/Maurer Wald
22.6.: Donauauen

Die Vorbesprechung am MI 2.3.2022 / 15-16h; findet NICHT im Seminarraum, Rennweg 14, sondern on-line über die moodle-Plattform statt!!!

Wednesday 02.03. 15:00 - 16:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Based on the course "Restoration Ecology and its Application in Nature Conservation" relevant ecological theories (e.g. regeneration of bogs and mires, revitalization of rivers, reintroduction of locally extinct species, reestablishment or mimicking of traditional land-use-systems) and concepts of restorative measures in nature conservation will be demonstrated by selected cases on site

Assessment and permitted materials

Participants have to deliver completed records of the introduced projects

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

An overview of state-of-the-art restoration concepts (restoration of ecosystem-dynamics, conservation of traditional land use systems and landscape management, reintroduction of locally extinct species, etc.) will be given. Students should be able to identify endangered areas and to propose appropriate restoration approaches

Examination topics

The course will last 4 days. We will visit different restoration projects and discuss them with experts on site. In two cases we will practise "hands-on" eg. restoration by ringbarking neophytic trees

Reading list

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Tu 19.04.2022 16:49