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lök230 - Aquatic Ecology (Complete module description)
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Module label Aquatic Ecology
Modulkürzel lök230
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Landscape Ecology (Master) > Vertiefungsmodule zweites Fachsemester
Zuständige Personen
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)
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 / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method V, S, Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Theorie u. Methoden der aquatischen Ökologie
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 SoSe 28
Exercises 2 SoSe 28
Seminar 2 SoSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 84 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Before the end of the module
1 assignment (English, publication form)