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lök280 - Special Vegetation Ecology
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Module label Special Vegetation Ecology
Module code lök280
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Landscape Ecology (Master) >
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Entry requirements
Completed Bachelor studies with ecological orien-tation
Skills to be acquired in this module
The module qualifies the participants to extend their knowledge acquired in their ecologically oriented Master studies of Landscape Ecology. This comprises advanced knowledge of the flora and vegetation types in Central Europe as well as the acquisition of additional methods in vegetation ecology
Module contents
In the summer term, the module (6 CP) includes a one-week field course in a selected Central European natural landscape focussing on floristic, vegetation ecological, phytosociological (syntaxonomical) aspects as well as on aspects of biocoenology and nature conservation.
Reader's advisory
Dierschke, H. (1994): Pflanzensoziologie. Grundlagen und Methoden. UTB Große Reihe; Stuttgart.
Ellenberg, H. & Leuschner, C. (2010): Vegetation Mitteleuropas mit den Alpen in ökologischer, dynamischer und historischer Sicht. 6th edition; Stuttgart.
Frey, W. & Lösch, R. (2010): Lehrbuch der Geobotanik. 3rd edition, Stuttgart and others.
Pott, R. (1995): Die Pflanzengesellschaften Deutschlands. 2nd edition; Stuttgart.
Van der Maarel, E. (ed.) (2005): Vegetation Ecology; Malden.
Wilmanns, O. (1998): Ökologische Pflanzensoziologie. 6th edition; Heidelberg.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 2 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
The field course in this module is also part of the 9CP module lök285 "Special Vegetation Ecology". Therefore, it is not possible to register for the modules lök280 and lök285 simultaneously.
Modullevel MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
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Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Before the end of the module
Course type Exercises
SWS 4.00
Workload attendance 56 h