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290082 PR Practical Training in Geomorphology and Natural Hazards Research (2019S)

3.00 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. 20 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

6.6. - 8.6.2019

Thursday 14.03. 12:45 - 14:45 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II
Thursday 27.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II


Aims, contents and method of the course

Techniques of GIS- and model-based field mapping of soil erosion processes and sediment budgeting approaches in small agricultural catchments are taught.
The students will gain a deeper understanding of the processes involved (e.g. interdependencies between influencing factors) as well as to apply and critically discuss different kinds of methods. Moreover, insights in environmental issues related to fine sediment and nutrient/pollutant input from arable fields into river ecosystems are gained.

Assessment and permitted materials

- active participation 30%,
- written report 70%

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A maximum of 100 points can be obtained.
Rating scale:
>=90 points: 1
77-89 points: 2
66-76 points: 3
55-65 points: 4
< 55 points: 5

Examination topics

- active participation 30%,
- written report 70%

Reading list

Via Moodle (presentation slides)

Association in the course directory

(MG-S1-PI.m) (MG-W2-PI)

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:42