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Faculty of Geo- and Atmospheric Sciences
INFO Master's Programme Geography: Global Change - Regional Sustainability according to the curriculum 2015 (120 ECTS-Credits, 4 Semesters)
Compulsory Modules (50 ECTS-Credits)
According to the courses offered, the following Techniques of Geography can be completed several times, however, on different special topics. Courses with a total of 20 ECTS-Credits are to be taken.
Compulsory Module 5: Techniques for Geography (20 ECTS-Credits, 12 h)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have wide theoretical and practical knowledge of geographical work methods, and they are able to apply them in terms of different issues.
VU Field and Laboratory Methods: Snow hydrology (VU / 3h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Erwin Rottler, Ulrich Strasser, Michael Warscher
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EX Excursion Field and Laboratory Methods: snow hydrology (EX / 3h)
Erwin Rottler, Ulrich Strasser, Michael Warscher
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Elective modules with a total of 50 ECTS-Credits are to be taken, whereas two of the following in-depth studies (40 ECTS-Credits) and 10 ECTS-Credits from the modules 9¿12 are to be taken:
Elective Modules (50 ECTS-Credits)
C. In-Depth Study Mountain Research (20 ECTS-Credits)
Elective Module 6: Field Trip: Mountain Research; Evaluation and Presentation of Research Results (10 ECTS-Credits, 7 h)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of elective module 5
Learning Outcome: Students are able to recognize and interpret processes and its consequences in the mountain region. Moreover, they get to know the use of process - specific monitoring, measuring and analysis methods. Another objective of the module is to impart techniques of data preparation and analysis as well as the modelling of processes. Students are able to critically question modelling and analysis results and to communicate in written and oral form.
EU Research on Mountain Regions (EU / 4h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Florian Hanzer, Erwin Rottler, Ulrich Strasser, Michael Warscher
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  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).