M.Biodiv.481:Population Biology in Nature Conservation (6 C / 8 SWS)

Learning outcome, core skills:
Studies of a methodology for a population viability analysis of one species (case studies: Grey Partridge and Red Kite; own examples). Determining the causes of endangerment, options for conservations in cultural landscapes, transferring own data and data of literature in a population model, modelling of an endangered population. Key skills: transferring field data into a population model, use of population models, developing management options for an endangered animal species.
Potential threats to animal species and conservation measures in cultural landscapes. Modelling of endangered animal species.

Lehrveranstaltung:

  • 1. Population viability analysis (Lecture, 2 SWS)

  • 2. Population viability analysis (Exercise, 6 SWS)



Exam:
Assigment (20 pages)

Examination requirements:
presentation (15 min)

Examination requirements
Potential danger of animal species and conservation measures in cultural landscapes. Modelling of endangered animal species.

Workload:
180 h (112/68 h, Attendance time/Self-study time)

Admission requirements:
None

Recommended previous knowledge:
None

Language:
Englisch

Person responsible for module:
Dr. rer. nat. Eckhard Gottschalk

Angebotshäufigkeit:
jedes Sommersemester; jedes SoSe: Fallstudie I;
jedes WiSe: Fallstudie II

Duration:
1 Semester

Number of repeat examinations permitted:
zweimalig

Recommended semester:
1

Maximum number of students:
12