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300379 VO Population and community ecology (2018S)

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!

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 05.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 06.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 13.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 19.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 20.03. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 09.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 10.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 16.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 17.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 23.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 24.04. 16:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 30.04. 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 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, metapopulation concepts, minimum viable population, Allee effects, patterns and assembly rules in species assemblages.

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; NO materials will be provided for DOWNLOAD as web-based resources

Reading list

Some hints will be given in the first lecturing unit

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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