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CAU-206 Coastal & Marine Ecosystems –- Field Studies

Period P2b - Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, GermanyYear 1
CAU-206Coastal & Marine Ecosystems – Field Studies6 ECTSPeriod P2bCAU
Objectives:This module focuses on the population/community around Sylt Island and encompasses the ecology of primary producers, invertebrates, fish and marine mammals. Special attention will be given to the impact of anthropogenic environmental changes on the biocenosis. Students will organise and conduct lab projects in groups, as well as participate in excursions. Reports about data management, analysis and presentation method mark the end of each teaching unit.

Outcomes:Students are able to measure principle processes within ecosystems and to recognize their biotic and abiotic structure. They are able to evaluate the possibilities, limits and informative value of field data for ecosystem conservation and management.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 180 hours
Written ExamLecture
Oral ExamSeminar30
Report100%Practice30
PaperTotal60h
DefenceFieldYes