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701-0524-00L  Soil Biology

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

Catalogue data

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.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersO. Daniel, B. W. Frey
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes
Written aidsKeine Hilfsmittel zugelassen.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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701-0524-00 VBodenbiologie2 hrs
Mon13-15CHN C 14 »
O. Daniel, B. W. Frey


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Offered in

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