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300266 UE Aquatic microbial Ecology (2016S)

Introduction to methods

7.00 ECTS (5.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung am 07.3.2016 um 13 Uhr im Seminarraum des Dep.Limnologie (3.Ebene).



max. 15 participants
Language: German



Vorbesprechung am 7.3.2016, 13 Uhr im Seminarraum des Dept. Limnologie.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course gives an indroduction to basic and currently used techniques applied in Limnology and Aquatic Ecology. A focus is placed on the interaction between microbial plankton compartments, organic material and abiotic conditions. The main target is to learn the application of methods relevant for a comprehensive understanding of the ecological role of microorganisms in natural aquatic systems. The fieldwork is conducted in a river- or lake-system near Vienna.

Assessment and permitted materials

permanent evaluation, written protocol

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students work in groups, discuss their results and produce a report in the style of a manuscript for a scientific article.

Examination topics

Field- and laboratory-work; topics and details to be announced

Reading list

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Association in the course directory


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