Qualification imparted to students:
Upon successful completion of the module the students will gain:
- a thorough knowledge of environmental conditions and biological mechanisms enabling plant species to survive in landscapes
- a thorough knowledge of the eco-physiology of plants in landscapes
- a thorough knowledge of the environmental conditions and biological mechanisms enabling animals to survive in landscapes
Ranking/position of the module within the course of studies:
In the initial phase of the Master programme, this module imparts theories and models of the conditions of survival in plant and animals species as well as of the abiotic/biotic interdependencies in heterogenous landscapes. In combination with other compulsory modules it serves to give students a survey of the special field of Landscape Ecology and to enable them to competently select advanced modules in the following semesters.