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bio472 - Marine Biology Field Trip (Complete module description)
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Module label Marine Biology Field Trip
Modulkürzel bio472
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Biology (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
Zuständige Personen
  • Ahlrichs, Wilko (Module responsibility)
  • Kieneke, Alexander (Module counselling)
  • Ahlrichs, Wilko (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Kieneke, Alexander (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module
++biological knowledge
++knowledge of biological working methods
+biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++deepened expertise in biological specialist field
++independent learning and (research-based) working
+data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
++(scientific) communication skills
+project and time management

In completion of this modul students will: have a basic knowledge of the diversity of marine life; un-derstand the fundamental physiochemical and physiological processes underlying the productivity of marine environments; understand the ecological dynamics of marine ecosystems; appreciate the role of humans in disturbing and exploiting marine ecosystems; have developed a critical, analytical ap-proach to scientific research; have developed skills in writing scientific reports and in oral communica-tion of scientific information.
Module contents

Content of the module: 

Microscopy of  marine fauna and flora of the wadden sea; Students are required plan and carry out a research project that exposes them to some of the challenges and problems encountered by field biologists - and some of the techniques that are used to solve these problems. Students have to present a scientific poster and a short oral presentation. 
Will be announced in Studt IP.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 14
Reference text
Takes place alternately with Bio470 Marinbiological Course I. (Change between focus on Felswatt / Sandwatt.)
If there are more applicants than places available, a letter of motivation decides on the acceptance.
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Seminar 2 SoSe 28
Exercises 2 SoSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
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