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280002 PUE STEOP: BA-ERD-1 PUE Field Trip The Earth System (PI) (2020W)

Continuous assessment of course work



max. 30 participants
Language: German



SA 17.10.2020, Treffpunkt 09:00, 43A und 43B Busstation "Artariastraße" (1170 Wien)
SA 24.10.2020, Treffpunkt 09:00, Straßenbahn Station Linie D "Nußdorf" (1190 Wien)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students get an overview of the rocks, sediments and geological processes in the area of Vienna. They learn making observations in the field and based on them to develop geological research questions and solutions. The participation in these two excursions is not compulsory, but an optionally offer for an extension of the lecture System Earth.

Assessment and permitted materials

active participation in the excursions

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

active participation in the excursions

Examination topics


Reading list

Egger, H. & Wessely, G. 2014. Wienerwald. 3. Vollständig überarbeitete Auflage, Sammlung geologischer Führer, 59, Borntraeger, Stuttgart, 202 p.
Hohensinner, S., Lager, B., Sonnlechner, C., Haidvogel, G., Gierlinger, S., Schmid, M., Krausmann, F. & Winiwarter, V. 2013. Changes in water and land: the reconstructed Viennese riverscape from 1500 to the present Water History, 5, 145-172.
Karrer, F. 1882. 2. Die neue Universität. Monatsblätter des Wissenschaftlichen Club in Wien, IV, 16.
Wessely, G. 2006. Geologie von Niederösterreich. Geologische Bundesanstalt, Wien, 416 p.

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