833325 Biological monitoring (theory and practice)


Type
Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Zaller, Johann , Pascher, Kathrin
Organisation
Offered in
Wintersemester 2021/22
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Definitions (monitoring, environmental monitoring, biomonitoring, monitoring for pollution control, monitoring site ecology and landscape, monitoring parasites and fungal infections); hypotheses and models as basics for monitoring concepts; indicative monitoring; monitoring for nature protection and conservation biology; mistakes and pitfalls; aktual examples from Austria and worldwide; Interpretation of results

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Correct use of terms in monitoring plants and animals; understanding the concepts and necessary hypotheses for biological monitoring; knowledge about some common monitoring techniques; monitoring and long term ecological studies; use of organisms for ecosystem evaluation and management; monitoring "biodiversity"; monitoring for nature protection and environmental control
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.