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300365 PP Survey of bird communities in city parks (2018W)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 6 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Fieldwork will be conducted between 7th and 20th January 2019.

Tuesday 02.10. 16:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Thursday 21.03. 17:30 - 19:30 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In the framework of this field course birds will be surveyed in city parks to study effects of habitat isolation and fragmentation on species richness and species composition. Participants will learn how to conduct standardized bird surveys and how to apply adequate statistical (especially multivariate) techinques for analyzing community data.

Assessment and permitted materials

(1) The results of all research projects have to be presented in a seminar (contribution to final mark: 1/3). (2) A written report has to be submitted after the end of the course (contribution to final mark: 2/3).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Standardized bird surveys

Reading list


Association in the course directory

BOE 13, BZO 13

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