Attendance to the inscription date on 1. March obligatory.
max. 15 participants
Inscription: 1.03.2017: 8:00 - 8:45, Ü2, Biozentrum Althanstrasse.
Other dates: 24.05., 31.05.2017: 8:00 - 12:30; 14.06.2017: 8:00 - 13:30, Ü2.
Excursion (Lobau): 7.06.2017: 8:00 - 12:00 + 12:00 - 13:30 (Laboratory Ü2).
Exam: 21.06.2017: 8:00 - 11:00, Ü2.
Assessment and permitted materials
Exam (written exam): Determination of the species present in a water sample (60%), questions about the biology of rotifers (30%), participation on excursion (10%).
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
This course offers the possibility to learn the biology of rotifers. It includes both freshwater, marine and semiterrestrial species inhabiting wet soils and mosses of Europe. At the end of the course, the participants will be qualified for species identification.
Each unit includes a theorical introduction to the biology of the group and a laboratory part dedicated to learn practical methods of slide preparation of rotifers and taxonomy of the species.
look at the scriptum (it will be given at the begining of the course).