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300431 UE Specific knowledge of protected assets: Species of habitats in the foothills zone (2016S)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung am Do, 3.3.2016, 14:00, Hörsaal Rennweg 14 (Anwesenheit oder Vertretung unbedingt erforderlich, sonst erfolgt Abmeldung!!!);
7 eintägige Exkursionen (21.4., 12.5., 17.5., 30.5., 20.6., 23.6., 27.6.);
Einführende Bestimmungsübung am 26.4., 17:00-20:00


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


max. 30 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Einführende Bestimmungsübung am 26.4.; 7 eintägige Exkursionen (21.4., 12.5., 17.5., 30.5., 20.6., 23.6., 27.6.)

Thursday 03.03. 14:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Tuesday 26.04. 17:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

In applied conservation, the comprehensive knowledge of species and their biology is an important requirement to quantify the conservation relevance of human activities on habitats and their species assemblages. In the framework of this course we will give an introduction on the fauna and flora of the Vienna region. Furthermore, participants will learn the identification of species und higher taxa.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment of participation; short presentations on animal groups or alternatively preparation of a determination key for 5 selected species; written mid-term examination.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Knowledge of selected plant species and animal groups.

Examination topics

Reading list

Fischer, Oswald & Adler 2008: Exkursionsflora für Österreich, Liechtenstein und Südtirol, 3. Auflage.

Association in the course directory

MNB 6,

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