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20721-01 - Vorlesung mit Übungen: Ecosystems - Concepts, Principles and Processes 3 KP

Semester Herbstsemester 2020
Angebotsmuster Jedes Herbstsemester
Dozierende Gabriel Erni Cassola (gabriel.ernicassola@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Joschka Wiegleb (joschka.wiegleb@unibas.ch)
Inhalt The principal characteristics and components of ecosystems will be introduced. Through slides (presentations) and textbooks such principles, important processes and interactions between organisms and the abiotic environment will be discussed.

Practical course
Based on current scientific literature, relevant topics will be assessed and critically analyzed. The critical reading and analysis of primary literature will be exercised with a focus on understanding the content of scientific articles, as well as on discussing and questioning the authors’ statements, using the presented data.
Lernziele Lecture
- Students know the components of ecosystems;
- they know how these components are interacting and influencing each other;
- they can mediate and argument this knowledge with specific vocabulary.

Practical course:
- Students are familiar with the primary literature in natural sciences;
- they acquire familiarity with the structure of articles in natural sciences;
- they develop strategies to efficiently and correctly analyze the content of such articles;
- they critically analyze the statement of a text, based on the presented data;
- they can interpret the provided data autonomously.

Literatur tba in class.
Bemerkungen Mandatory lecture for studens of the MSD with focus areas in social sciences and in economics.

Teaching takes place:
lecture: on Thursday/weekly;
practical course: on Tuesday. Each group meets weekly. Details of group building tba during the first meeting on 15.09.20/12.15h.

The seminar is offered by MSD. Dr. Gabriel Erni Cassola is a post doc staff member of Man-Society-Environment (MSE = MGU Mensch-Gesellschaft-Umwelt).
Joschka Wiegleb holds a Master's Degree in Aquaculture and is realizing his PhD in the research group of MSE.

 

Teilnahmebedingungen Limited number of participants (25). Students of the MSD, of a preparation semester and of the IJDSD have priority.
If you study something different you must do at least a master's degree within the Departement of Enviromental Sciences (Faculty of Sciences) and may attend the course in case of vacancies.

Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz

 

Intervall wöchentlich
Datum 15.09.2020 – 17.12.2020
Zeit Dienstag, 12.15-14.00 Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag, 12.15-14.00 Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Datum Zeit Raum
Dienstag 15.09.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 17.09.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 22.09.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 24.09.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 29.09.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 01.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 06.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 08.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 13.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 15.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 20.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 22.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 27.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 29.10.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 03.11.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 05.11.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 10.11.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 12.11.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 17.11.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 19.11.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 24.11.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 26.11.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 01.12.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 03.12.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 08.12.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 10.12.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Dienstag 15.12.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Donnerstag 17.12.2020 12.15-14.00 Uhr Rosshofgasse (Schnitz), Seminarraum S 02
Module Modul: Komplementärer Basisbereich Naturwissenschaften (Masterstudium: Sustainable Development)
Leistungsüberprüfung Leistungsnachweis
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung In general: Regular attendance mandatory, readings & homeworks according to instructions of lecturers.

Lecture:
Written examination: 14.01.21 (during usual lecture time). Repeat examination tba.
For the admission to the written examination is conditional, requiring proof of achievement for the practical course (see below).

Practical course:
To receive proof of achievement for the practical course, students are required to read the provided literature and participate actively during the discussions.
In consultation with the lecturer, each participant will choose and present one scientific article and lead the discussion on the content. “Presenting” does NOT mean a classical presentation (e.g. Powerpoint), but to summarize the main findings and prepare the basis for an interactive discussion. Details and support on the preparation will be given in the lecture/practical course.

An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung An-/Abmelden: Belegen resp. Stornieren der Belegung via MOnA
Wiederholungsprüfung eine Wiederholung, bester Versuch zählt
Skala 1-6 0,1
Wiederholtes Belegen beliebig wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Universität Basel
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Departement Umweltwissenschaften

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