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280085 VO MA-ERD-W-1.1 Anthropocene (NPI) (2021S)


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max. 100 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



Start 09.03.2021 Intro VAN, Forum Anthropozän, NPHT M. Wagreich, E. Horn, S. Seidler,
Peter RUPITSCH (Nationalpark Hohe Tauern): Hohe Tauern National Park - Natural Ressource Management in the Anthropocene
23.03.21 Kurt STÜWE (Univ. Graz): The start of the Anthropocene: How far back? How climate and humans have influenced the Alps since millions of years
30.03.21 Eva HORN (Univ. Wien): The Anthropocene: Challenging the Disciplines
13.04.21 Jan ZALASIEWICZ (Univ. Leicester, UK): The Anthropocene Working Group and the stratigraphic definition of the Anthropocene
27.04.21 Michael WAGREICH (Univ. Wien): Anthropogenic geologic-stratigraphic signals and the Urban Anthropocene
11.05.21 Andreas LANG (Univ. Salzburg): The early Anthropocene of European river systems
25.05.21 Will Steffen (ANU, Australia): The Anthropocene, Great Acceleration and Planetary Boundaries: Where on Earth are we going?
08.06.21 Carmen SIPPL (PHNÖ): Learning and Teaching the Anthropocene
17.-19.06.21 Vortrag im Rahmen des Forum Anthropozän (wird extern organisiert)
29.06.21 Abschlussvortrag M. Wagreich: The Impact of the Anthropocene


Aims, contents and method of the course

Interdisciplinary view on the Anthropocene

Assessment and permitted materials

Final exam digital

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

50 points of 100

Examination topics


Reading list

Association in the course directory

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