Universität Wien FIND

290156 EX Phyisogeographical field trip: Loess and crystalline landscapes of North-West Lower Austria (2020S)

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

ATTENTION: This course cannot be attended by students who are enrolled in 290100!


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


max. 10 participants
Language: German



19.6.2020, 9:00 - 11:00
ATTENTION: "Virtual" excursion (Moodle)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Topics: Loess (sunken lanes, palaeosoils, biodiversity), river terraces, spheroidal weathering, valley meanders, flooding
Gaining insights into landscape diversity of the Eastern forest quarter of Lower Austria from a geomorphological and geoecological perspective.
Methods: Lectures, object lessions

Assessment and permitted materials

Final report

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirements: letter of motivation, presence
Evaluation: written report (100%)

Examination topics

written report

Reading list

Scientific articles related to a multitude of contents (independent literature research)

Association in the course directory

(BA UF GW 18) (MG3-EX) (MA UF GW 02)

Last modified: Th 14.05.2020 10:29