714002 VO System Earth 2

summer semester 2021 | Last update: 10.01.2022 Place course on memo list
VO System Earth 2
VO 2
each semester

students get an overview over the principles of endogenous processes of the lithosphere and the dynamic change of the Earth's surface in geological time scales, and have basic knowledge of the history of the evolution of life.

This lecture series gives an overview over the most important contents of the study: building blocks of the solid Earth, plate tectonics, cycle of rock formation, processes that modify the surface of the Earth on different time scales, formation of the Earth, evolution of life.

Lecture, assessment is based on a single examination at the end of the course.

written examination

Will be discussed in the first lesson.

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  • SDG 6 - Clean water and sanitation: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and clean energy: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
  • SDG 13 - Climate action: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.
  • SDG 14 - Life below water: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
  • SDG 15 - Life on land: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.