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300658 EX Diversity of Bryophyes, Vulneribility and Conservation (2020S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


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


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Die Exkursion findet von 6.-10. Juli statt.

Anwesenheit bei VB unbedingt notwendig

Thursday 19.03. 15:00 - 16:45 Übungsraum 3 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

On a field trip lasting for several days, an overview of broyphytes in their major habitats will be given. Woods, bogs and fens, gorges and alpine meadows. Identification in the field, ecology, threats and conservation strategies of bryophytes will be discussed. The excursion will be lead limestone areas in the surroundings of the Hochkönig (Salzburg).
Overnight stays will be at Dienten (https://www.usi.at/de/angebot/sommerakademie/universitaetssport-seminarzentrum-dientnerhof/)
Good physical conditions and adequate equipment for a several hours lasting walk in steep pathless areas is required.
Attendance of the course in identifying bryophytes will be a ranking criteria in case if the course is fully booked.

Assessment and permitted materials

Compilation of a protocoll containing information on the field trip and lecture

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will understand the distribution of bryophytes in a range of ecosystems and be aware of their endangerement and measure for protection of these species

Examination topics


Reading list

Association in the course directory

MBO 7, UF BU 10, WZB, MNB 6

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:22