800681 EX Forests under climate change II

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 19.10.2021 Place course on memo list
EX Forests under climate change II
EX 0,5
each semester

It is aimed to provide knowledge for the understanding of the effect of environmental variability (especially climate change) on mountain forest ecosystems.  

Influence of environmental and climate factors on tree growth and development of mountain forests exposed to extreme environmental conditions will be explained. Furthermore, simple methods for determining tree growth in the field will be demonstrated.

Field course.

Oral exam.

Leuschner C, H Ellenberg (2017) Ecology of central European forests. Springer Verlag.

The one-day excursion will take place in the nature reserve Tschirgant-Bergsturz at the entrance to the Ötz valley. The following dates are available:

Group 0: Thursday 8.10. (in German)
Group 1: Friday 9.10. (in German)
Group 2: Friday 23.10. (in English)

Ranking of Registration: First come, first serve.
Details on the excursion (schedule, meeting point, equipment, etc.) will be announced on OLAT.

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