|Module label||Marine Biodiversity|
|Credit points||15.0 KP|
|Faculty/Institute||Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences|
|Used in course of study||
|Skills to be acquired in this module||
++ deepened biological expertise
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
++ data analysis skills
++ interdisciplinary thinking
++ critical and analytical thinking
++ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
++ ability to perform independent biological research
++ data presentation and discussion in German and English (written and spoken)
+ ethics and professional behaviour
+ project and time management
++ statistics & scientific programming
Knowledge of fundamentals, topical subjects and methods in Marine Biology and Marine Geology. Studies and critical assessment of the scientific literature.
L: (AW) General Marine Geology
E: Biogenic sedimentation, Interaction benthos-sediment; (SS) Plankton of the oceans; (MH) unicellular plankton; (IK) benthos of the North-Sea; (PM) biodiversity in the deep sea and on sea-mountains; (JG) conceptions and hypotheses of marine biodiversity, biodiversity of marine vertebrates; (GG) animal migrations and dispersal behaviour.
A lecture comprises the above-mentioned subjects and imparts marine biological theories, research results and methods.
In the seminar, research is presented and discussed.
In the laboratory course/exercises, subjects are treated in coordination with the contents of the lecture. With the aid of a computer, data are analysed and interpreted statistically.
as announced in the lecture
|Language of instruction||German|
|Duration (semesters)||1 Semester|
|Modullevel||MM (Mastermodul / Master module)|
|Modulart||Wahlpflicht / Elective|
|Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program|
|Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge|
|Course type||Comment||SWS||Frequency||Workload attendance|
|Total time of attendance for the module||182 h|
|Examination||Time of examination||Type of examination|
|Final exam of module||
Written examination (60 %)
Presentation(s) (40 %)
Regular active participation is required for the module to be passed.