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300253 UE Methods in Field Research (2019S)

Focus: Birds and small Mammals

5.00 ECTS (3.00 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. 12 participants
Language: German, English



Vorbesprechung am 07.03.2019 um 14:30 Uhr im Besprechungszimmer des Department für Verhaltensbiologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien

Die Teilnahme (Vertretung möglich) an der Vorbesprechung ist verpflichtend, andernfalls erfolgt eine Abmeldung von der Lehrveranstaltung.

Teil Säuger: nach Übereinkunft im Juni 2019 in den Blumengärten Hirschstetten, 3 Termine (9 Uhr bis ca. 12 Uhr) müssen absolviert werden. Die Termine können aus mehreren Terminen gewählt werden.

Teil Vögel: Block in Grünau vom 24. bis 27. Juni 2019


Aims, contents and method of the course

Methods in field research will be introduced and trained. One part of the course will focus on bird research the other one on small mammals. Methods included are: capture-mark-recapture including bird-ringing, determination of physiological and morphological parameters, sexing, telemetry, home-range analyses, methods in behavioural recording, habitat mapping, data analyses.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation in the field and written reports for both parts of the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation and preparation of two reports.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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