M.INC.1005: Population biology in nature conservation
(6 C / 8 SWS)
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.
Courses and examinations
- Population viability analysis (Lecture, 2 SWS)
- Population viability analysis (Exercise, 2 SWS)
- Assignment (20 pages)
- Prerequisite: Presentation (15 minutes)
- Requirements: Potential danger of animal species and conservation measures in cultural landscapes. Modelling of endangered annimal species.
Potential threats to animal species and conservation measures in cultural landscapes. Modelling of endangered animal species.
- Work load: 180 h (112/68 h, attendance / self-study)
- Admission requirements: None
- Recommended previous knowledge: None
- Language: English
- Person responsible for module: Dr. rer. nat. Eckhard Gottschalk
- Course frequency: Each summer term: case study I; each winter term: case study II
- Duration: One semester
- Number of repeat examinations permitted: Twice
- Recommended Semester: First Semester
- Maximum number of students: 12