Janneke Hille Ris Lambers: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2021

NameFrau Prof. Dr. Janneke Hille Ris Lambers
LehrgebietPflanzenökologie
Adresse
Professur für Pflanzenökologie
ETH Zürich, CHN H 64
Universitätstrasse 16
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telefon+41 44 632 85 52
E-Mailjanneke.hillerislambers@usys.ethz.ch
DepartementUmweltsystemwissenschaften
BeziehungOrdentliche Professorin

NummerTitelECTSUmfangDozierende
061-0103-00LEcology and Plant Sciences Information Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen
Only for Landscape Architecture MSc.
2 KP3GT. Galí-Izard, N. Guettler, A. Guggisberg, J. Hille Ris Lambers, M. Lévesque, A. Rudow
KurzbeschreibungThis course introduces ecology and plant sciences. Through lectures, exercises and excursions, students will gain a broad vision of the cutting edge topics that are being researched and studied at the Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH. This will be the base for a future dialog between the field of landscape architecture and the field of sciences.
LernzielStudents acquire basic knowledge in ecology and plant sciences focusing in its application in the field of landscape architecture. Temporal and physical scale, research methods, units of measurement, lexicon, modes of representation and critical literature form the framework for the joint discourse.
InhaltThe fundamental course “Ecology and Plant Sciences” is an introduction to the field of living systems, starting with the history of ecology, followed by an introduction to plant systematics, taxonomy and physiology. The course will also introduce students to the specifics of grassland systems and forests. Lastly, the course will focus on the specifics of tree structure and function.
SkriptCourse material will be provided.
LiteraturThe course material includes a reading list.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThe fundamental course is organized with the Fundamental Studio I as a joint two-week module. The weekly schedule is provided with the course documents.

Module 4 "Ecology and Plant Sciences", 10.10.–21.10.2022

The course is held in English or German.
Geförderte KompetenzenGeförderte Kompetenzen
Fachspezifische KompetenzenKonzepte und Theoriengeprüft
Verfahren und Technologiengeprüft
Methodenspezifische KompetenzenAnalytische Kompetenzengeprüft
Entscheidungsfindunggeprüft
Medien und digitale Technologiengeprüft
Soziale KompetenzenKommunikationgeprüft
Kooperation und Teamarbeitgeprüft
Persönliche KompetenzenKreatives Denkengeprüft
Kritisches Denkengeprüft
Integrität und Arbeitsethikgeprüft
Selbstbewusstsein und Selbstreflexion geprüft
701-0243-AALBiology III: Essentials of Ecology
Belegung ist NUR erlaubt für MSc Studierende, die diese Lerneinheit als Auflagenfach verfügt haben.

Alle andere Studierenden (u.a. auch Mobilitätsstudierende, Doktorierende) können diese Lerneinheit NICHT belegen.
3 KP6RJ. Hille Ris Lambers
KurzbeschreibungThis course assigns reading for students needing further background for understanding ecological processes. Central problems in ecology, including population growth and regulation, the dynamics of species interactions, the influence of spatial structure, the controls over species invasions, and community responses to environmental change will be explored from basic and applied perspectives.
LernzielOriginal language Students will understand how ecological processes operate in natural communities. They will appreciate how mathematical theory, field experimentation, and observational studies combine to generate a predictive science of ecological processes.

Upon completing the course, students will be able to:

Understand the factors determining the outcome of species interactions in communities, and how this information informs management.

Apply theoretical knowledge on species interactions to predict the potential outcomes of novel species introductions.

Understanding the role of spatial structure in mediating population dynamics and persistence, species interactions, and patterns of species diversity.

Use population and community models to predict the stability of interactions between predators and prey and between different competitors.

Understand the conceptual basis of predictions concerning how ecological communities will respond to climate change.
InhaltReadings from a text book will focus on understanding central processes in community ecology. Topics will include demographic and spatial structure, consumer resource interactions, food webs, competition, invasion, and the maintenance of species diversity. Each of these more conceptual topics will be discussed in concert with their applications to the conservation and management of species and communities in a changing world.
701-0328-00LAdvanced Ecological Processes Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen
Nur für Studierende der folgenden Studienprogramme:
Biologie Master
Lehrdiplom Biologie
Umweltnaturwissenschaften Master
UZH MNF Biologie
UZH MNF Geographie /Erdwissenschaften
4 KP2VJ. Hille Ris Lambers
KurzbeschreibungThis course presents the theoretical and empirical approaches used to understand the ecological processes structuring communities. Central problems in community ecology including the dynamics of species interactions, the influence of spatial structure, the controls over species invasions, and community responses to environmental change will be explored from basic and applied perspectives.
LernzielStudents will understand how ecological processes operate in natural communities. They will appreciate how mathematical theory, field experimentation, and observational studies combine to generate a predictive science of ecological processes, and how this predictive science informs conservation and management decisions.

Upon completing the course, students will be able to:

Understand the factors determining the outcome of species interactions in communities, and how this information informs management.

Apply theoretical knowledge on species interactions to predict the potential outcomes of novel species introductions.

Understanding the role of spatial structure in mediating population dynamics and persistence, species interactions, and patterns of species diversity.

Use population and community models to predict the stability of interactions between predators and prey and between different competitors.

Understand the conceptual basis of predictions concerning how ecological communities will respond to climate change.

Discuss the types of conceptual advances ecology as a science can realistically achieve, and how these relate to the applications of the discipline.
InhaltLectures supplemented with readings from the primary literature and occasional computer exercises will focus on understanding central processes in community ecology. Topics will include demographic and spatial structure, consumer resource interactions, food webs, competition, mutualism, invasion, the maintenance of species diversity, and species effects on ecosystem processes. Each of these more conceptual topics will be discussed in concert with their applications to the conservation and management of species and communities in a changing world.
Geförderte KompetenzenGeförderte Kompetenzen
Fachspezifische KompetenzenKonzepte und Theoriengeprüft
Verfahren und Technologiennicht geprüft
Methodenspezifische KompetenzenAnalytische Kompetenzengeprüft
Entscheidungsfindungnicht geprüft
Medien und digitale Technologiennicht geprüft
Problemlösunggeprüft
Projektmanagementnicht geprüft
Soziale KompetenzenKommunikationnicht geprüft
Kooperation und Teamarbeitnicht geprüft
Kundenorientierungnicht geprüft
Menschenführung und Verantwortungnicht geprüft
Selbstdarstellung und soziale Einflussnahmenicht geprüft
Sensibilität für Vielfalt nicht geprüft
Verhandlungnicht geprüft
Persönliche KompetenzenAnpassung und Flexibilitätnicht geprüft
Kreatives Denkengeprüft
Kritisches Denkengeprüft
Integrität und Arbeitsethiknicht geprüft
Selbstbewusstsein und Selbstreflexion nicht geprüft
Selbststeuerung und Selbstmanagement nicht geprüft
701-1460-00LEcology and Evolution: Term Paper Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen 5 KP11AT. Städler, J. Alexander, S. Bonhoeffer, T. Crowther, A. Hall, J. Hille Ris Lambers, J. Jokela, J. Payne, G. Velicer, A. Widmer
KurzbeschreibungIndividual writing of an essay-type review paper about a specialized topic in the field of ecology and evolution, based on substantial reading of original literature and discussions with a senior scientist.
Lernziel- Students acquire a thorough knowledge on a topic in which they are particularly interested
- They learn to assess the relevance of original literature and synthesize information
- They make the experience of becoming "experts" on a topic and develop their own perspective
- They practise academic writing according to professional standards in English
InhaltTopics for the essays are proposed by the professors and lecturers of the major in Ecology and Evolution at a joint meeting at the beginning of the semester (the date will be communicated by e-mail to registered students).
Students will:
- choose a topic
- search and read appropriate literature
- develop a personal view on the topic and structure their arguments
- prepare figures and tables to represent ideas or illustrate them with examples
- write a clear, logical and well-structured text
- refine the text and present the paper according to professional standards

In all steps, they will benefit from the advice and detailed feedback given by a senior scientist acting as personal tutor of the student.
SkriptReading of articles in scientific journals