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300356 VO Biological Invasions (2009W)

Neobiota and their relevance

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

MI 17.15 - 18.45 Uhr im Konferenzraum der Zoologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien, Vorbesprechung: 07.10.2009


Language: German



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Aims, contents and method of the course

Man-made biological invasions are an increasing phenomenon around the world. Based on national and international case studies the relevance and problems of this global homogenization are dealt with. The lecture provides an overview on general aspects of biological invasions (e.g. import routes and vectors, dynamics of invasions, characteristics of successful aliens, diversity-stability, enemy-release, prediction, effects) and on the situation in Austria. In the seminar, case studies on selected topics will be discussed.

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LA-BU 261, WZB

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