Field course on lichen biology in the Swiss alps

12 - 15 September 2013


Recognize frequent and typical lichen species.

Learn how to identify lichens (microscopy, spot tests).

Ecology of alpine lichens.

Mutualistic, parasitic and parasymbiotic interactions.

General information

Date : Thursday 12 September (arrival in the evening) to 15 September (departure after lunch) 2013

Location : Hotel Bella Vista, 7551 Ftan, Engadine

ECTS : 1.0 (category Research tools)

Evaluation : Full attendance and active participation

Information : Please contact the organizer Christoph Scheidegger (christoph.scheidegger (AT) wsl.ch) or Dr. Christiane Bobillier

Travel expenses : see reimbursement conditions 

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8 places have been reserved for PhD students participating in the Doctoral Program  "Interuniversity doctoral program in organismal biology"

This course is free. For information the effective cost is approx. CHF 370 per person.

Registration through the web only: closed

Deadline: 2 Juni 2013

Please note the cancellation policy (CHF 250) if cancellation made after (2 June) or no show up (accommodation costs)