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300379 VO Population and community ecology (2017S)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Blockveranstaltung: jeweils Montag u. Dienstag, 16-19 Uhr im HS II, Gebäude UZA1, Althanstrasse 14. Nur in der ersten Semesterhälfte!
Erster Termin: 01.03.2016; letzter Termin: 26.04.2016

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 06.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 07.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 14.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 20.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 21.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 27.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 28.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 03.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 04.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 24.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 25.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture series deals with basic concepts of general and applied population and community ecology. Topics include population structures (demographic, genetic, and spatial), regulation of population size, density dependence, top-down vs. bottom-up control, r- and K-selection, temporal dynamics of populations and cyclic populations, spatial aspects of population biology including metapopulation concepts , habitat fragmentation and quality, consequences of population dynamics for conservation biology, minimum viable population, Allee effects, biological pest control, structure and diversity of communities, or assembly rules.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test, 90 min

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

grade 1: 87.5-100% of points that can possibly be achieved in the exam; grade 2: 75-87.5%; grade 3: 62.5-75%; grade 4: 50-62.5%; grade 5: <50%

Examination topics

Contents of lecture series; materials will be sent out successively to adequately registered students only

Reading list

Some basic hints will be given in first lecture

Association in the course directory

B-BOE 8, B-BAN 9, B-BMB 10, B-BMG 11, B-BPB 12, B-BZO 11, B-BPF 8, UF BU 10, BAN 6, BBO 8, BOE 8 , BPB 11, BZO 11

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