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300295 UE Field course "Biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems" (2020S)
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 Th 06.02.2020 08:00 to Th 20.02.2020 18:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 30.04.2020 18:00
max. 12 participants
Preparatory meeting: 03 March 2020, 10:00-11:00 am, seminar room Limnology.
BLOCK: 12 July 2020 - 24 July 2020. Due to covid-19, the course will be held in the lab at Biozentrum Althanstrasse (ÜR7) and as one-day excursions to different types of freshwaters in Lower Austria.
Assessment and permitted materials
Attendance control, group protocol of project outcomes.
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 compose protocols of their teamwork results.
Introductory lectures, guided field work (equipment training, data collection) at a multitude of aquatic habitat types in Lower Austria and guided data analyses in the lab. Handouts are distributed at the start of the course.
Lampert, Sommer: Limnoecology. Oxford University Press.
MZO W-2, MEC-6, UF BU 10, MBO 7
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