23308a Lecture

SoSe 15: V Biotic interactions in a changing world

Jonathan Jeschke, Michael Thomas Monaghan, Justyna Wolinska

Information for students

At the end of the course, participants will have an advanced understanding of biotic interactions and how they change in a globalized world. They will be familiar with classic ecological knowledge and present changes in the Anthropocene. close


This lecture combines basic ecological research questions with presently pressing questions in the Anthropocene. The main focus will be on biotic interactions (predator-prey interactions, competition, host-parasite interactions, mutualisms, etc.) and how they change in a globalized world. Interdisciplinary questions from e.g. ecological economics will be covered as well. close

Suggested reading

Begon et al., Ecology; Lockwood et al., Invasion Ecology

Subjects A - Z