812353 River habitat and landscape assessment (in Eng.)


Art
Vorlesung und Übung
Semesterstunden
2
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Böck, Kerstin , Poppe, Michaela , Zeiringer, Bernhard , Pfeiffer, Marie Theres
Organisation
Institut für Hydrobiologie, Gewässermanagement (IHG)
Angeboten im Semester
Wintersemester 2017/18
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch

Lehrinhalt

Understanding the goals of habitat and river landscape assessment, becoming familiar with assessment methods on different spatial scales, getting to know different international/national assessment methods

Fieldwork: Application of different methods on small scale in groups of 4-5 students
(1) Assessment of river-floodplain system: identification of aquatic and terrestrial habitats (2) abiotic parameters: flow velocity, water depth and substrate pattern (3) biotic parameters: vegetation
Data input, data analyses and documentation

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

GIS

Lehrziel

•Explain different national and international hydromorphological assessment methods
•Identify key-habitats of river landscapes for hydromorphological assessments
•Apply hydromorphological assessment methods in the field by using various techniques and instruments
•Plan, prepare and realise an areal field mapping with data input and analyses
•Analyse hydromorphological data sets with GIS
•Evaluate hydromorphological data sets with regard to specific assessment goals
•Propose suitable hydromorphological monitoring methods for specific monitoring goals and spatial scales
•Present the assessment results
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