701-1410-01L  Quantitative Approaches to Plant Population and Community Ecology

Semester Frühjahrssemester 2017
Dozierende S. P. Hart, J. Levine
Periodizität jährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
Lehrsprache Englisch


Kurzbeschreibung This course presents leading problems in plant population and community ecology and modern tools to address them. Topics include the nature of species coexistence, the factors regulating the success and spread of plant invasions, and community responses to human impacts. Students are engaged in discussions of primary literature and develop new scientific skills through practical exercises.
Lernziel Students will attain deep insight into topics at the cutting edge of plant ecology/evolutionary research, whilst developing specific skills that can later be applied to basic and applied ecological problems.