912309 Methods in ecosystem dynamics

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Splechtna, Bernhard , Nopp-Mayr, Ursula , Gratzer, Georg
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Disturbance ecology and response of forest ecosystems to different disturbances; drivers of ecosystem dynamics; regeneration ecology; the role of herbivory and pathogens in ecosystem dynamics

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students who successfully passed the course, have a good understanding of dynamic processes in terrestrial ecosystems. They know the most important methods in ecosystem dynamics and are able to use them. They are able to: (1) apply these methods in a teamwork, (2) gather data, (3) analyse it, (4) interpret it and (5) write a small scientific report on the basic findings and their implications for management and nature conservation.
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