[Ecosystem Research] Principles of Ecosystem Analysis


General information

Course name Principles of Ecosystem Analysis
Course type Modul
Course code AEF-EM011
Course coordinator Dr. rer. nat. Felix Müller
Faculty Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences
Examination office Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences
Short summary Basics of system analysis and ecosystem theory, application of hierarchic indications concepts for represen-
tation of fluctuations in and between systems of different scales. Human-environmental interactions are ana-
lysed using DPSIR and based on the data of the european environmental agency. The analysis of utilization
of natural resources include land-use conflicts between agriculture, environmental protection, urban expan-
sion, water management, tourism etc.

Information about study level

Study level Master
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Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation Seminar paper
Frequency Summer Semester

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Information about requirements

Recommended requirements Basic knowledge in ecological processes and structures.

Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content Students are familiar with basics of system analysis and are able to analyse complex interactions in human-
environmental systems.
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