Universität Wien FIND

290018 SE Bachelorseminar in Physical Geography: Geomorphology and Geoecology (2018W)

(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

Wednesday 03.10. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Wednesday 28.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Wednesday 16.01. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Wednesday 23.01. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Wednesday 30.01. 09:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Wednesday 30.01. 15:00 - 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.

Assessment and permitted materials

+ Lecture of the chosen theme
+ Active cooperation
+ Written essay

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

+ Independent 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

Examination topics

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

Reading list

See Moodle

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 6.1) (B11-7.1) (L2-a-zSE) (MA UF GW 02)

Last modified: Sa 02.04.2022 00:25