Ekologia

General Ecology
(for students of the second year of bachelor studies)

The lecture deals with basic ecological concepts:

Lecture 1: The evolution of life and life histories
Lecture 2: The flux of energy and matter
Lecture 3: Individuals and populations
Lecture 4: Ecological communities
Lecture 5: Positive and negative species interactions
Lecture 6: Trophic networks
Lecture 7: Distributions in time
Lecture 8: Distributions in space
Lecture 9: Function and diversity
Lecture 10: The human impact

Literature: A list of literature and internet pages is given during the lecture.

Examine: written test after the end of the exercises.

Terrestrial Ecology
(for students of the second year of bachelor studies in biology)

The lecture deals with basic ecological concepts:

Lecture 1: The evolution of life and life histories
Lecture 2: The flux of energy and matter
Lecture 3: Individuals and populations
Lecture 4: Ecological communities
Lecture 5: Positive and negative species interactions
Lecture 6: Trophic networks
Lecture 7: Distributions in time
Lecture 8: Distributions in space
Lecture 9: Function and diversity
Lecture 10: The human impact

Literature: A list of literature and internet pages is given during the lecture.

Examine: written test after the end of the exercises.

Ecological and environmental modelling
(for students of the first year of magister studies)

The lecture deals with basic approaches to ecological modelling:

Lecture 1: What is a model?
Lecture 2: How to choose the right statistics
Lecture 3: Short recapitulation of Matrix algebra
Lecture 4: Linear regression models
Lecture 5: More on regression
Lecture 6: Variance analysis
Lecture 7: Model selection techniques
Lecture 8: Species distribution modelling

Literature: A list of literature and internet pages is given during the lecture.
Examine: written test after the end of the exercises.

Advanced analytical approaches in ecological data analysis
(for students of the second year of magister studies)

The lecture deals with multivariate analytical approaches

Lecture 1: Overview
Lecture 2: Species co-occurrences and null models
Lecture 3: Traits and phylogeny
Lecture 4: Environment and species occurrence
Lecture 5: Traits and environment

Literature: A list of literature and internet pages is given during the lecture.
Examine: written test after the end of the exercises.

Basics in population ecology
(for students of the second year of magister studies)

The lecture deals with basic approaches to population ecology and demography:

Lecture 1: Simple growth processes
Lecture 2: Outbreaks
Lecture 3: Age structured populations
Lecture 4: Harvesting and viability analysis
Lecture 5: Compettition, predation, and parasitism
Lecture 6: Populations in space I
Lecture 7: Populations in space II

Literature: A list of literature and internet pages is given during the lecture.
Examine: written test after the end of the exercises.

Scientific writing and publishing
(for students of the first year of magister studies)

The lecture gives basic advices for sucessful scientific writing:

Lecture 1: Scientific writing

Literature: A list of literature and internet pages is given during the lecture.
Examine: written test after the end of the exercises.

Scientific fund raising
(for students of the third year of magister studies)

The lecture gives an overview over Polish granting agencies:

Lecture 1: Fund raising

Literature: A list of literature and internet pages is given during the lecture.
Examine: written test after the end of the exercises.