Universität Wien FIND

300363 VO Restoration Ecology and its Application in Nature Conservation (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

Examination dates

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Attention: first lecture on TUE 15.10.!!!

Tuesday 15.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 29.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 05.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 12.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 19.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 26.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 03.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 10.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 17.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 07.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 14.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 21.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture series gives insight into the emerging field of restoration ecology and its application in nature conservation. Based on the discussion of relevant ecological theories (eg. ecosystem-dynamics, resilience, sucession) the potential of restroative measures in nature conservation will be demonstrated by selected cases and overview of state-of-the-art restoration concepts (eg. regeneration of bogs and mires, revitalization of rivers, reintroduction of locally extinct species, reestablishment or mimicking of traditional land-use-systems) will be given.

Assessment and permitted materials

written test multiple choice; 1.date: 28.1.2020 / 13.15 / HS Rennweg

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

J.v.Andel & J.Aronson (2006): Restoration Ecology; Blackwell

M.R.Perrow & A.J.Davy (2004): Handbook of Ecological Restoration; Cambridge Univ.Press

A.F.Clewell & J.Aronson (2007): Ecological Restoration - Principles, Values and Structure of an Emerging Profession; Island Press

D.A.Falk, M.A.Palmer, J.B.Zedler (2006): Foundations of Restoration Ecology; Island Press

Association in the course directory

MNB 5, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

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