300295 UE Field course "Biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems" (2018S)
10.00 ECTS (6.00 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).
- Registration is open from Fr 09.02.2018 08:00 to Th 22.02.2018 18:00
- Deregistration possible until Sa 31.03.2018 18:00
max. 15 participants
Compulsory preparatory meeting: 5 March, 2018, 10:00 am, Conference room Ecology.
Block course from 12 to 24 August, 2018 at Wassercluster Lunz.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Attendance control, oral group presentation of project outcomes, finally written exam (2 hours) in October.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
The participants are aware of the most important ecological principles acting in aquatic habitats. Students are able to sample aquatic biota and to acquire physical and chemical field data. Students are trained in using relevant identification keys for aquatic biota and are able to use their bioindication potential. They are also able to perform presentations of their teamwork results.
Introductory lectures (powerpoint presentations), guided field work (mapping, equipment training, data collection) at a multitude of aquatic habitat types in the surroundings of Lunz and guided data analyses in the lab. Handouts are distributed at the start of the course.
Lampert, Sommer: Limnoecology. Oxford University Press.
Association in the course directory
MZO W-2, MEC-6, LA-FW, UF BU 10, MBO 7
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