Universität Wien FIND

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to courses and exams may be necessary at short notice (e.g. cancellation of on-site teaching and conversion to online exams). Register for courses/exams via u:space, find out about the current status on u:find and on the moodle learning platform.

Further information about on-site teaching can be found at https://studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.

Warning! The directory is not yet complete and will be amended until the beginning of the term.

290086 EX Physiogeographical field trip: Land slides in Lower Austria (2019W)

1.00 ECTS (0.50 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 25 participants
Language: German





Aims, contents and method of the course

The excursion leads to locations of various gravitational mass movements in Lower Austria, in particular the study sites of the NoeSLIDE project (www.noeslide.at).
At the sites various aspects of the topic "gravitational mass movements" in general and in Lower Austria are specifically addressed (definitions, spatial distribution and occurrence, influencing factors, triggers, methodical approaches (surveying / monitoring) for the investigation and analysis of the corresponding processes, Modeling, etc.).
The 1-day excursion is carried out by means of a coach or institute vehicles (depending on the number of participants). As the locations are situated in the districts Scheibbs and Waidhofen a.d. Ybbs, an arrival and departure time of about 4h is to be expected. At the breakpoints or locations small hikes will be carried out, sturdy shoes are therefore essential. The excursion is carried out in any weather. Wearing suitable equipment (rain jacket / umbrella / shoes / possibly rain pants) is recommended. Take care to bring your own food/ provisions.
The excursion evaluation is based on a final report. Writing your own notes and taking your own photos is recommended.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written final report:
- Work in groups (!)
- Embedding the excursion contents in scientific questions
- more detailed information as well as the group division will be clarified in the field

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Written final report (group work but seperate grading: each member is responsible for one chapter)
- Overall impression (also participation): 10% or points
- Formalities (text, formatting, references, labels, literature): 30% or points
- Text (content, composition and structure, embedding of the excursion contents, discussion and outlook): 60% or points

Grading Scale:
89 - 100: 1
76 - 88 : 2
63 - 75 : 3
50 - 62 : 4
< 50 : 5

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 6.1) (MG3-EX) (L2-EX) (BA UF GW 18)

Last modified: Tu 24.09.2019 13:48