715193 Quaternary field course

summer semester 2016 | Last update: 09.06.2016 Place course on memo list
Quaternary field course
VU 2

The students gain detailed insights into important alpine Quaternary climatic and paleoenvironmental processes. They are capable of i) recognizing a range of quaternary sediments and landforms and ii) correctly interpreting these sediments and landforms in terms of  formation proceses and genesis.

The course consists of a introductory section that provides the theoretical foundation and and a field mapping course.The latter will focus on quaternary geological mapping, logging and facies analysis.

Continuous assessment (based on regular written and/or oral contribution by participants).

Essays, written midterm exam about theory part, written site report, short presentations in the evenings, cooperation

Will be discussed in the first lesson.

This class will be given in English
to be announced
Mo 10:15 - 11:45, Sammlung