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300286 UE Field Methods in Ornithology (2016S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Expenses: max. ca. 170 Euro; approximately 25% of the expenses will be presumably refunded at the end of the semester.



max. 12 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Preliminary meeting (participation obligatory): 07 March 2016, 16:00-17:00, Seminar room (Faculty Center for Biodiversity), Rennweg 14. Field work: 18-20 April 2016, National Park Neusiedler See-Seewinkel; 25 April (arrival in the afternoon) - 27 April 2016 (departure in the afternoon), Orth an der Donau, National Park Donau-Auen. Data analysis: date on arrangement.

Monday 07.03. 16:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Acquiring skills in bird identification; practice standardized methods for surveying bird communities and to estimate population densities of selected target species in different habitats (e.g. floodplain forests, wetlands); acquiring skills in data analysis.

Assessment and permitted materials

The assessment of the participants' performance consists of a written examination and a short oral presentation. Each part contributes 50% to the accumulative grade.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Content of course

Reading list

Will be announced at the preliminary meeting.

Association in the course directory

MZO W-2, MEC-6

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