20410250 - ECOLOGIA VEGETALE

Major goals of this course are:
-a knowledge of the main features of plant communities;
-to get a mastery of the main metodologies of vegetation study;
-to develop the interpretation abilities of ecological data and the specific paper in plant ecology.

CUTINI MAURIZIO

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Programma

BALANCE CLIMATE-SOIL-VEGETATION. DEFINITION OF PLANT COMMUNITIES. MAIN FEATURES OF THE VEGETATION. VEGETATION ZONES AND VEGETATION BELTS. ZONAL, EXTRAZONAL, AZONAL VEGETATION. VEGETATION DYNAMICS AND POTENTIAL NATURAL VEGETATION.
BIOLOGICAL AND LIFE FORM, GRIME STRATEGIES (C-S-R), FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY, PLANT TRAITS AND FUNCTIONAL GROUPS.
METHODS OF VEGETATION STUDY (RANDOM AND SYSTEMATIC), DIVERSITY ANALYSIS: GENERAL CONCEPT AND CALCULATION METHODS (RAREFACTION CURVE, ABUNDANCE-DOMINANCE, RENY CURVES). PHYTOSOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH, GEO- AND SYNPHYTOSOCIOLOGY.
VEGETATION MAPPING OF THE COMMUNITIES AND PLANT LANDSCAPES. VEGETATION AND HABITAT’S INTEPRETEATION (EUNIS CLASSIFICATION AND ALL. I OF THE HABITAT DIRECTIVE).
MONITORING AND RED LIST OF THE HABITATS. MULTITEMPORAL ANALYSIS. HUMAN IMPACT AND EFFECT ON VEGETATION.


Testi Adottati

BRECKLE S.-W., 2002. WALTER’S VEGETATION OF THE EARTH. SPRINGER.
VAN DER MAAREL E. (ED.), 2005. VEGETATION ECOLOGY. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING.






Bibliografia Di Riferimento

ALCARAZ ARIZA F.J., 1999. MANUAL DE TEORIA Y PRATICA DE GEOBOTANICA. ICE, UNIVERSIDAD DE MURCIA. KEDDY P.A., 2007. PLANT AND VEGETATION. ORIGIN, PROCESSES, CONSEQUENCES. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. KENT M., COKER P., 1992. VEGETATION DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS. JOHN WILWY & SONS. CRISTEA V., GAFTA D., PEDROTTI F., 2015. FITOSOCIOLOGIA. TEMI ED. PEDROTTI F., 2013. PLANT AND VEGETATION MAPPING. SPRINGER.

Modalità Erogazione

LECTURES, SEMINARS, FIELD ACTIVITIES AND GROUPS WORK (PLANT IDENTIFICATION AND DATA ANALYSIS).

Modalità Valutazione

LEARNING VERIFICATION TAKES PLACE THROUGH AN ORAL EXAM (30 MINUTES) RELATED TO THE TOPICS COVERED DURING THE COURSE, AND DURING PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES. FURTHERMORE, THE MAIN FEATURES (OBJECTIVES, METHODS AND RESULTS) OF A SCIENTIFIC PAPER USING ACADEMIC JOURNALS CHOSEN BY THE CANDIDATE ARE DISCUSSED.

ACOSTA ALICIA TERESA ROSARIO

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Programma

BALANCE CLIMATE-SOIL-VEGETATION. DEFINITION OF PLANT COMMUNITIES. MAIN FEATURES OF THE VEGETATION. VEGETATION ZONES AND VEGETATION BELTS. ZONAL, EXTRAZONAL, AZONAL VEGETATION. VEGETATION DYNAMICS AND POTENTIAL NATURAL VEGETATION.
BIOLOGICAL AND LIFE FORM, GRIME STRATEGIES (C-S-R), FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY, PLANT TRAITS AND FUNCTIONAL GROUPS.
METHODS OF VEGETATION STUDY (RANDOM AND SYSTEMATIC), DIVERSITY ANALYSIS: GENERAL CONCEPT AND CALCULATION METHODS (RAREFACTION CURVE, ABUNDANCE-DOMINANCE, RENY CURVES). PHYTOSOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH, GEO- AND SYNPHYTOSOCIOLOGY.
VEGETATION MAPPING OF THE COMMUNITIES AND PLANT LANDSCAPES. VEGETATION AND HABITAT’S INTEPRETEATION (EUNIS CLASSIFICATION AND ALL. I OF THE HABITAT DIRECTIVE).
MONITORING AND RED LIST OF THE HABITATS. MULTITEMPORAL ANALYSIS. HUMAN IMPACT AND EFFECT ON VEGETATION.


Testi Adottati

BRECKLE S.-W., 2002. WALTER’S VEGETATION OF THE EARTH. SPRINGER.
VAN DER MAAREL E. (ED.), 2005. VEGETATION ECOLOGY. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING.

KENT M., COKER P., 1992. VEGETATION DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS. JOHN WILWY & SONS.
CRISTEA V., GAFTA D., PEDROTTI F., 2015. FITOSOCIOLOGIA. TEMI ED.
PEDROTTI F., 2013. PLANT AND VEGETATION MAPPING. SPRINGER.


Modalità Erogazione

LECTURES, SEMINARS, FIELD ACTIVITIES AND GROUPS WORK (PLANT IDENTIFICATION AND DATA ANALYSIS).

Modalità Valutazione

LEARNING VERIFICATION TAKES PLACE THROUGH AN ORAL EXAM (30 MINUTES) RELATED TO THE TOPICS COVERED DURING THE COURSE, AND DURING PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES. FURTHERMORE, THE MAIN FEATURES (OBJECTIVES, METHODS AND RESULTS) OF A SCIENTIFIC PAPER USING ACADEMIC JOURNALS CHOSEN BY THE CANDIDATE ARE DISCUSSED.