Biodiversity, Macroecology and Biogeography

Teaching

The members of our lab are involved in teaching of a broad variety of lectures, seminars, practical classes and field courses ranging from plant identification and forest ecology over biogeography and macroecology to soft skills like scientific writing and statistical programming. A selection of Master and PhD level courses is listed below. The full list of classes can be found here.


Botanical/Biogeographical excursion – Tenerife
(MSc, English, winter term)

This two-week long field excursion to the island of Tenerife will teach students advanced principles of plant adaptations, climate and vegetation zones, island biology, and conservation.
Compulsory planning meeting: Friday 6th November 2017 10 am FSR 1.4 (Büsgenweg 1, 1st floor)

Contact: amanda.taylor(at)uni-goettingen.de
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Teaching - Tenerife



Modern concepts and methods in macroecology and biogeography
(MSc, lecture and computer practical, English, summer term)

The course introduces students to the principles and modern methods in macroecology and biogeography.

Contact: pweigel(at)uni-goettingen.de
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Teaching - Macroecology



Scientific literature and you! Reading, writing and publishing
(PhD, seminar, English, winter term)

Students will learn methods to write better in English and to plan and write a well-structured manuscript, essay or grant application.

Contact: amanda.taylor(at)uni-goettingen.de
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Teaching - Scientific Writing



Quantifizierung und Analyse von Biodiversität
(MSc, lecture and computer practical, German, summer term)

Einführung in Konzepte zur Quantifizierung und Analyse von Biodiversität.

Contact: hkreft(at)uni-goettingen.de
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Teaching - Biodiversiät



Spezielle Waldökologie
(MSc, lecture & seminar, German, winter term)

Zielgerichteter Umgang mit Originalliteratur zu naturschutzrelevanten waldökologischen Themen. Fähigkeit zur Aufarbeitung und Wiedergabe von komplexen, interdisziplinären Fragestellungen zur Ökosystemforschung und zur Einschätzung ihrer naturschutzfachlichen Bedeutung.

Contact: hkreft(at)uni-goettingen.de
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Teaching - Waldökologie



Non timber forest products and biodiversity conservation
(MSc, lecture & seminar, English, winter term)

The course covers basic taxonomy, ecology, and economic and cultural importance of major non-timber forest products, including basic concepts of wildlife ecology and conservation, including habitat requirements, population dynamics, and predator-prey relationships.

Contact: hkreft(at)uni-goettingen.de
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Teaching - non-timber