551-0361-00L  Biology of Bryophytes and Ferns

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersR. Holderegger, A. L. Bergamini
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentNumber of participants limited to 16.
The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
551-0361-00 PBiologie der Moose und Farne
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
Blockkurs im 4. Viertel des Herbstsemesters.
100s hrs
Tue/213:15-17:00LFW E 15 »
Wed/208:15-17:00LFW E 15 »
Thu/208:15-17:00LFW E 15 »
Fri/208:15-17:00LFW E 15 »
R. Holderegger, A. L. Bergamini

Catalogue data

AbstractBryophytes: basic knowledge on the morphology, ecology, biogeography and endangerment of byrophytes; knowledge of common species; skills in the determination of bryophytes; field trip.

Ferns: basic knowledge on the life cycle, morphology, evolution and ecology of ferns; identification of Swiss ferns; field trips.
ObjectiveBryophytes: basic knowledge on the morphology, ecology, biogeography and endangerment of byrophytes; knowledge of common species; skills in the determination of bryophytes.

Ferns: basic knowledge on the life cycle, morphology, evolution and ecology of ferns; identification of Swiss ferns.
ContentBryophytes: Systematics and morphology of hornworts, liverworts and mosses and additional topics such as ecology, biogeography, diversity and endangerment of bryophytes; one full-day field trip.

Ferns: Life cycle and morphology; evolutionary groups of ferns including horsetails and lycopods; mating systems, phylogeny and evolutionary processes; ecology; full-day and half-day field trips.
Lecture notesHand-outs will be distributed.
LiteratureVanderpoorten A. and Goffinet B. 2009. Introduction to Bryophytes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (non- mandatory).

No text book for ferns
Prerequisites / NoticeStudents have to present a poster on a special topic.

Grade according to poster presentation and contributions during the course.
CompetenciesCompetencies
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesfostered
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesfostered
Social CompetenciesCommunicationfostered
Cooperation and Teamworkfostered
Personal CompetenciesCreative Thinkingfostered

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersR. Holderegger, A. L. Bergamini
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationRegelmässiger Besuch der Lehrveranstaltung, Poster, Mitarbeit während des Kurses.
Es wird nur der Hauptexaminator aufgeführt. Weitere Examinatoren: Die oben aufgeführten Dozierenden.

Es gilt eine 100%-ige Anwesenheitspflicht.
Abmeldung: Wenn Sie sich von einem Kurs, der Ihnen zugeteilt wurde, aus zwingenden Gründen abmelden müssen, melden Sie sich spätestens vier Wochen vor Kursbeginn schriftlich beim Kursverantwortlichen ab, bei Kursen im 1. Viertel gilt eine Abmeldefrist von einer Woche. Zusätzlich muss auch das D-BIOL Studiensekretariat informiert werden (Email-CC an Link), damit die Belegung gelöscht wird. Ansonsten gilt der Kurs als "nicht-bestanden".

Learning materials

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Only public learning materials are listed.

Groups

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Restrictions

GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students

Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Biology BachelorBlock Courses in 4th Quarter of the SemesterWInformation