300365 SE+UE Course in functional ecology (2017S)
Biodiversity and ecosystem functions at heavily and slightly impacted reaches of the Wien River
10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work
Vorbesprechung am 6.3.2017 um 13:15 Uhr im ÜR 7, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14. Blockkurs: 4.9. bis 15.9.2017 im ÜR 2. Eine Teilnahme an der Vorbesprechung ist trotz elektronischer Anmeldung wegen wichtiger Verlautbarungen erforderlich.
max. 25 participants
Preparatory meeting: 6 March 2017, 13:15, ÜR 7
Course: 4-15 September 2017, ÜR 2
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Attendance control, oral group presentation of project outcomes, finally written group protocols at the end of the course.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
The participants are aware of the basic principles governing ecological integrity in running water systems. They are familiar with the most important hydrological methods and are able to handle the specific field equipment (GPS, propeller-meter, Hess sampler). They are able to measure slope and to construct 3d-models of the sampling site. In addition, students are able to perform basic limnochemical analyses in the field and to identify stream biota in the lab.
Guided field work (mapping, equipment training, data collection) at low and high impact sections of the Wien River and guided as well as unguided data analyses in the lab. Handouts are distributed at the start of the course and throughout the lab sections.
W. Schönborn: Fließgewässerbiologie. Gustav Fischer.
Association in the course directory
B-BOE 7, BOE 7
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