831308 Ecology and sociology of grassland

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Rasran, Leonid
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


The vegetation types of grassland in Austria are presented. Differentiation according to nutrient content, type of use and intensity of use is explained. Biocoenotic aspects, problems of tending, utilization and succession as well as aspects of subsidies and economics are discussed. The course comprises three one-day excursions.

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Knowledge of grassland vegetation types in Austria, site demands, vegetation ecology, conservation, tending and utilization.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.