Universität Wien FIND

300424 SE+UE Field course in functional ecology (2017S)

Landscape functions and biodiversity in the bufferzone of National Park Neusiedler See - Seewinkel

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

Vorbesprechung: Fr.3.3.2017 / 10-11 Uhr / Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum f.Biodiversität), Rennweg 14

Freilandkurs von SO 28.5 bis FR 2.6.2016 in Illmitz (NP Neus.see);

Kursbeitrag (Quartierkosten, Transport): 240.- Euro (wird zT refundiert)


max. 18 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The field course is scheduled to take place SUN 28.05. to FRI 02.06.2017. Before, there will be another preparatory seminar (to be scheduled during the initial meeting). After the field course, further meetings will occur in August in small groups to accomodate data analysis.

Friday 03.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 25.04. 10:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Wednesday 28.06. 10:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Friday 18.08. 08:00 - 09:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

This field course aims at analysing the interaction of vegetation, fauna and land management in a selected landscape. Working in small groups particular tasks, such as the documentation of vegetation or the identification of land use effects on butterflies and diurnal moths, are addressed. The course offers basic knowledge in ecological field methods, followed by meetings with the group supervisors to analyse the collected data at the University of Vienna. These meetings will be held in August and September.

Assessment and permitted materials

written report on selected topics, based on own data and their evaluation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

written report (80 %), active participation in field course and during data evaluation (20 %)

Examination topics

Contents of introductory seminars and presentations during field course, results from own field work and their integration into an adequate scientific context by consulting further scientific literature

Reading list

will be announced in the initial meeting and the introductory seminar

Association in the course directory

B-BOE 7, BOE 7

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