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lök120 - Geoecological Processes (Complete module description)
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Module label Geoecological Processes
Module code lök120
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Landscape Ecology (Master) > Basismodule
Responsible persons
Pollmann, Thomas (Module responsibility)
Massmann, Gudrun (Module counselling)
Pollmann, Thomas (Module counselling)
Freund, Holger (Authorized examiners)
Kalinina, Olga (Authorized examiners)
Massmann, Gudrun (Authorized examiners)
Pollmann, Thomas (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Upon successful completion of the module the students will gain:
- advanced skills in analysing a landscape unit
- a thorough knowledge of geological, pedological, hydrological, hydrogeological, and botanical relationships within an ecosystem
- a thorough knowledge of the genesis and properties of Northwest German soils
- a thorough knowledge of hydrological and hydrogeological properties of Northwest Germany
- a fundamental knowledge of national and international soil systematics
- the qualification to ecologically record and assess soils (including humus form)
- the ability to perform soil ecological interpretations
Module contents
Landscape unitSpiekeroog (EX/E)
Special Pedology (L)
Special Hydrogeology (L)
Pedological field work (E)
Reader's advisory
Literature will be announced during the lecture.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity 30
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method V, Ü/EX
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 28
Exercises (mit Exkursion)
2 WiSe 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Before the end of the module