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300295 UE Field course "Biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems" (2022S)
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 Th 10.02.2022 08:00 to Th 24.02.2022 18:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 31.03.2022 18:00
max. 12 participants
ATTENTION! ALL ADMITTED STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE AN INVITATION FOR A ZOOM MEETING ON 8 MARCH 2022, 10:00 am VIA YOUR UNIVERSITY E-MAIL ACCOUNT.
Field course: 10 to 22 July 2022, Wassercluster Lunz
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Attendance control, group presentations at the end of each module, written exam 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 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.
Association in the course directory
MZO W-2, MZO W4, MEC-6, UF BU 10, MBO 7
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