Universität Wien FIND

290017 SE Bachelorseminar in Physical Geography: Geomorphology and Geoecology (2016W)

(auch für Lehramtsstudierende im Diplom- und Masterstudium)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 20.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Thursday 01.12. 12:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Thursday 12.01. 13:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Thursday 19.01. 13:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Thursday 26.01. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Thursday 26.01. 13:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II


Aims, contents and method of the course

Recent research from different disciplines of Physical Geography will be discussed. In particular in recent decades, new and further developed methods and techniques lead to new profound knowledge in Physical Gesography. It is aimed to elaborate these new research topics and to discuss these in their importance for the relevant subjects.
The fundamental goal herein is the comparison of these new developments with the traditional approaches to deliniate the possibilities, but also the limitations of the new methods and techniques. Discussions of the linkage to system theories and to global change issues is of particular importance. Specific lectures will concentrate on pre-defined subjects from Physical Geography.
The choice and selection of the themes is based on the planned Bachelor thesis.

Assessment and permitted materials

+ Lecture of the chosen theme
+ Written essay

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

+ Indipendent selection of relevant scientific articles
+ Objective presentation of the respective content
+ Critical reflexion of presented methods, data and results
+ Competence of the listeners to determine most important aspects and to questioning these
+ max. absence = 25%

Examination topics

+ Literature review
+ Elaboration of relevant aspects
+ Presentation of results (oral presentation & written essay)
+ Acquisition of the scientific debate

Reading list

Association in the course directory

(B11-7.1) (L2-a-zSE) (UF MA GW 02)

Last modified: Sa 02.04.2022 00:25