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bio700 - Biodiversity and Ecology of Plants (Course overview)
Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 15 KP
Module responsibility
  • Dirk Carl Albach
Authorized examiners
  • Dirk Carl Albach
  • Michael Kleyer
  • Gerhard Wolfgang Zotz
Module counceling
  • Michael Kleyer
  • Gerhard Wolfgang Zotz
module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2020/2021 Examination
Lecture
Exercises
Seminar
Notes for the module
Module examination
Presentation(s) (30 %)
Assignment (70 %)
Regular active participation is required for the module to be passed.
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ deepened biological expertise
+ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
++ interdisciplinary thinking
++ critical and analytical thinking
+ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
+ data presentation and discussion in German and English (written and spoken)

The module imparts an advanced knowledge of plant ecology and stimulates cross-scale thinking. The theoretical conceptions in the Functional Ecology of Plants such as biodiversity research are presented in the form of lectures and seminars. Students are enabled to summarize the current state of a limited area of Functional Ecology with the aid of the relevant primary literature and to present it in the subject-specific publication form in their assignment. Practical and methodical skills are acquired in the accompanying exercises.