Universität Wien FIND

300411 UE Botanical Excursion to Ethiopia (2012W)

Tropical environments: Botanical Excursion to Ethiopia

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

Vorbesprechung: DO, 4. Okt. 2012, 09:00; Hörsaal, Fak.-Zentr. f. Biodiversität, Rennweg 14, 1030 WIEN
siehe auch:
http://homepage.univie.ac.at/christian.puff/StudentenInfo.htm -> link "EX-Afrika"

LV-Beginn: Februar 2013 [aber bei Interesse Erscheinen bei der Vorbesprechung unbedingt erforderlich, weil (kostengünstige) Flüge bereits im Okt/Nov. gebucht werden müssen!]

siehe http://homepage.univie.ac.at/christian.puff/StudentenInfo.htm -> link "EX-Afrika" und "DETAILS zur Äthiopien Exkursion im Feb. 2011"


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 10 participants
Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Study of various vegetation formations of Ethiopia: wet, evergreen forest (incl. "coffee forests" with indigenous Coffea arabica), species-poor mountain forests; several kinds of deciduous wood- and bushlands; Acacia-savannas; special habitats (vegetation of recent lava flows, salt vegetation (rift valley lakes!), etc.].

Assessment and permitted materials

Excursion participants make daily written notes in the field. An electronic version of these (Word file) will be evaulated after the end of the excursion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

http://homepage.univie.ac.at/christian.puff/StudentenInfo.htm -> link "EX-Afrika" and "DETAILS zur Äthiopien Exkursion im Feb. 2013"

Examination topics

Study of the above mentioned vegetation formations of Ethiopia in the field

Reading list

Beispiele von früheren Exkursionen:

Puff, C. (2001). Mission Brunei 2000. Bericht über die Botanische Exkursion nach Brunei Darussalam im Februar 2000 [Report on the Botanical Excursion to Brunei Darussalam in February 2000]. 1-323. Institut für Botanik, Universität Wien.

Puff, C. (2002). Simen 2001. Report on the Botanical Excursion to Simen Mts. (N Ethiopia) in April / May 2001. 1-352. Institute of Botany, University of Vienna.

Puff, C. (2003). Thailand 2002. Report on the Botanical Expedition to Thailand in February / March 2002. 1-608. Institute of Botany, University of Vienna.

[für TeilnehmerInnen auf Anfrage verfügbar als CD]

Association in the course directory

MPF W-1, MEV W-6

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