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lök230 - Aquatic Ecology (Complete module description)
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Module label Aquatic Ecology
Module code lök230
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Landscape Ecology (Master) > Vertiefungsmodule zweites Fachsemester
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Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Entry requirements
Gewässerökologische Grundkenntnisse (entsprechend den Angeboten B.Sc. UWI)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The prior goals and themes of this module are:
- To learn about important parameter and ecological processes of specific aquatic habitats;
- learn about threats and important disturbance factors;
- work independently on scientific question;
- learn methods and learn how to apply specific methods in field and in the laboratory experiments;
- start to development methods on your own;
- analyse the field and laboratory data, and apply modern statistical methods;
- start critical analysis and discussion of field and laboratory data;
- learn to develop mapping and assessment methods;
- study principles of typology and models describing selected systems;
- learn how to deal with nature conservation conflicts by referring to experimental field and laboratory data.
Module contents
3 courses:
1. Lowland Waters (3 CP); 2. Bioassessment (3 CP); 3. Field Experiments (3 CP)
Reader's advisory
Relevant literature will be made available in advance via StudIP and during the course.
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity 20
Modullevel MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program V, S, Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Theorie u. Methoden der aquatischen Ökologie
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Exercises 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Seminar 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 84 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Before the end of the module
1 assignment (English, publication form)