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280192 VO MA-ERD-17.0 Geoarchaeology and Anthropocene: basics, methods and examples (NPI) (2019W)

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

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only for master and PhD students

Friday 04.10. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 11.10. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 18.10. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 25.10. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 08.11. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 15.11. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 22.11. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 29.11. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 06.12. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 13.12. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 10.01. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 17.01. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 24.01. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II
Friday 31.01. 11:00 - 13:30 Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of this lecture is to show the cross-linking between natural sciences and humanities using the example of geoarchaeology and the current Anthropocene discussion. Differences and commonalities concerning way of thinking, methods, communication and sources are illustrated and discussed. One of the emphases of the lecture is to highlight the dynamic interaction between human and environment.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test using single/multiple choice and interrogative sentences.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirement is accomplishing more than 50 % of the achievable scores.

Examination topics

Contents of the lecture.

Reading list

Goldberg, P. & Macphail, R. I. 2006. Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology, Blackwell, Oxford, 468 p.
Ruddiman, W.F. 2014. Earth´s climate: Past and future. Freeman, New York, 445 p.
Zalasiewicz, J., Waters, C.N., Williams, M. & Summerhayes, C. (eds.) 2019. The Anthropocene as a geological time unit: A guide to the scientific evidence and current debate. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 382 p.

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