Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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701-0524-00L  Soil Biology

SemesterSpring Semester 2015
LecturersO. Daniel, B. W. Frey
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractBasic knowledge on biological structures and functions in soil. Knowledge on biological interactions, nutrient cycles and energy fluxes.
ObjectiveBasic knowledge on biological structures and functions in soil. Discussion of biological interactions, nutrient cycles and energy fluxes in the subsurface.
ContentStruktur des Biotops Boden: Chemische, physikalische und biologische Faktoren Kopplung Boden-Wasser-Luft. Struktur der Biozönosen im Boden. Interaktionen Bodenfauna-Umwelt und Bodenmikroorganismen-Umwelt. Stoffkreisläufe und biologisch katalysierte Prozesse im Boden. Evaluation von bodenbiologischen Methoden.
Lecture notesHandouts and student assignments will be distributed during the course.
LiteratureNo specific books required. Some recommendations will be given in the course
Prerequisites / NoticeVoraussetzungen: Grundlagen der Bodenphysik, Bodenchemie, Zoologie und Mikrobiologie.