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300664 VO Principles in ecology (for teachers in biology) (2016W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie




Aims, contents and method of the course

1)Definitions, orders of magnitude in Ecology, comprehensive understanding as a basis for predictions and ecological management.
2)Environmental conditions and resources as determining factors for individuals, populations, communities; concept of the ecological niche.
3)From individuals to Ecosystems (life cycles, distribution, interspecific competition, food webs, species richness, material and energy fluxes).
4)Current problems, applied Ecology (pollution, conservation measures, restoration ecology

Assessment and permitted materials

written test

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Understanding the fundamental principles in Ecology including applied issues and anthropogenic influences. Preparing students for teaching a comprehensive understanding and ecological thinking.

Examination topics


Reading list

Association in the course directory

LA-BU 251, UF BU 07

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