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24172-01 - Exkursion: Marine Biological Considerations at the Strait of Gibraltar 3 KP

Semester Frühjahrsemester 2022
Angebotsmuster Jedes Frühjahrsem.
Dozierende Karen Bussmann (karen.bussmann@unibas.ch)
Patricia Holm (patricia.holm@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt Practical studies of the food web (plankton, invertebrates, predators) and key aspects of a selected ecosystem. Theoretical background of selected topics at the intersection of aquatic biology of either freshwater or marine systems in interaction with anthropogenic factors.
Lernziele Students
- are able to distinguish key species of the food web;
- have a knowledge about their habitat requirements and basic knowledge on their interactions with abiotic and biotic factors in their ecosystem;
- know typical fields of conflict between man and nature;
and are able to critically discuss possible solutions.

Literatur tba
Bemerkungen Note: Special course inscription and entry requirements!
Those who have attended the field trip to Tarifa in a former semester cannot register again.

Within the MSD, credit points may be transferred to the module "Focal Areas in Sustainability Research" (learning agreement) (all students). Students with focus area in natural sciences may also accredit the course within the published module.

- preliminary meeting: 01.03.22, 18.15-19.15h;
- preperation meeting: date will be agreed with participants (usually a day in June, 09.15 - aprox. 17.00h);
- field trip: Sun 26.06.22 (arrival day) - Sun 03.07.22 (deparature day). Details will be provided to participants in due time.

This field trip is offered by the MSD. Prof. Dr. Patricia Holm is a member of the teaching committee MSD. Furthermore, she heads the research group Man-Society-Environment (Mensch-Gesellschaft-Umwelt MGU) and TQNE.
Karen Bussmann holds a MSc in Biology (Major in Evolution and Ecology) and is doing her PhD within the research group MGU.


Teilnahmebedingungen Special course application required for ALL (for details see "course application" or "Anmeldung").

Limited number of participants (19), Students of the MSD and those of the mentioned fields of study have priority (see list of modules). Students of the bachelor’s degree in Biology have been registered at least during 2 semesters in this field of study - incl. spring semester 22).

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.

MSD 2017
Students of the MSD who have chosen the focus area in social sciences or in economics must have completed the 'Complementary Knowledge in Natural Sciences' module (or at least earned 8 CP; incl. spring semester 2022).

Anmeldung zur Lehrveranstaltung Mandatory application for ALL: Link for application open: 01.03.22/19.15h until 20.03.22/midnight:

Login on top row right hand side of ADAM website. The link is open as soon as the application form is online and remains open until 20.03.22.

Course enrollment on MOnA should be completed by the beginning of the teaching period
(withdrawal possible until Monday of week five).
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz


Intervall unregelmässig
Datum 01.03.2022 – 17.06.2022
Zeit Siehe Detailangaben

preliminary meeting: 01.03.22: 18.15h
preparation day: will be agreed with participants (date will be in June)
field trip: Sun 26.06. (arrival day) to Sun 03.07.22 (deparature day)

Datum Zeit Raum
Dienstag 01.03.2022 18.15-19.15 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Freitag 17.06.2022 09.15-17.00 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Module Lehrveranstaltungen Masterstudium Biologie der Tiere (Masterstudium: Biologie der Tiere)
Modul: Kernbereich Naturwissenschaften (Masterstudium: Sustainable Development)
Wahlbereich Bachelor Biologie: Empfehlungen (Bachelorstudium: Biologie)
Leistungsüberprüfung Lehrveranst.-begleitend
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung Oral presentation and practical work during field trip, report.
An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung An-/Abmelden: Belegen resp. Stornieren der Belegung via MOnA
Wiederholungsprüfung keine Wiederholungsprüfung
Skala 1-6 0,1
Wiederholtes Belegen beliebig wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Universität Basel
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Departement Umweltwissenschaften