Universität Wien FIND

290082 PS Preparatory course for field excursion (2020S)

The U.S. from the perspective of GIS, Remote Sensing and Cartography (mandatory for participants of the field trip)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Die Teilnahme am vorbereitenden Proseminar ist verpflichtend für die Teilnehmer an der Projektexkursion


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



Monday 02.03. 14:00-15:00 MM-Lab NIG 1st floor C110
Monday 09.03. 14:00-15:00 MM-Lab NIG 1st floor C110
Monday 18.05. 14:00-14:45 online (Moodle)
Monday 08.06. 14:00-14:45 online (Moodle)
Monday 22.06. 14:00-14:45 online (Moodle)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Selected topics regarding the natural environment, the society and interactions in the USA. The focus will be to get a fundamental scientific basis for the field-trip.

Assessment and permitted materials

Presentation of a topic (60%), active participation (40%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The participants should become familiar with the excursion area to deepen their understanding of the relevant topics during the excursion.

Examination topics

Students elaborate topics relevant to the excursion area and present their findings.

Reading list

Will be provided at the first meeting.

Association in the course directory

(MG3-EX) (MK3-EX) (MA UF GW 02)

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