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lök230 - Aquatic Ecology (Complete module description)
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Module label Aquatic Ecology
Module abbreviation lök230
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Landscape Ecology (Master) > Vertiefungsmodule zweites Fachsemester
Responsible persons
  • Kiel, Ellen (module responsibility)
  • Kiel, Ellen (Module counselling)
  • Kiel, Ellen (Prüfungsberechtigt)
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)
Recommended reading
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
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Type of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Teaching/Learning method V, S, Ü
Previous knowledge Theorie u. Methoden der aquatischen Ökologie
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 SoSe 28
Exercises 2 SoSe 28
Seminar 2 SoSe 28
Total module attendance time 84 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
Before the end of the module
1 assignment (English, publication form)