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300204 UE Design and analysis of field studies in mountain environments (2017S)
determinants of plant and insect diversity in the European Alps
10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work
expected costs: ~ ¤ 1.000,-
max. 10 participants
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Field work is scheduled to take place 09.07.2017 to 22.07.2017. At least two further meetings (in August) will be negotiated for statistical data analysis.
Participation in intital meeting MANDATORY!
Thursday 02.03. 14:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 13.06. 11:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Friday 25.08. 08:00 - 09:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Evaluation will be based on (a) contribution to field work and data analysis -40%; (b) a paper-like report - 60%
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Successful participants are expected to know important habitats in the Alps, and to acquire basic knowledge about important representatives of alpine flora and insect fauna. The should be able to apply field methods in terrestrial biodiversity surveys and to evaluate their gathered data using appropriate statistical techniques.
Field demonstrations (habitats, plant and animal species); assessing plant or insect communities, assessing demographic and functional parameters in the field; statistical data analysis.
will be announced in the initial meeting
Association in the course directory
MEC-6, MBO 7, M-WZB
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