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290173 UE Measurement of Greenhouse Gases (2021S)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work
ON-SITE

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 20 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Classes

03.03. Introduction/Kick-off meeting
10.03. Basic principles of radiation and global warming (submission #1 until 24.03.)
17.03. Tutorial in R (only if needed)
24.03. Basic principles of the global carbon cycle (submission #2 until 14.04.)
Happy Easter!
14.04. Closed chamber method (submission #3 until 28.04.)
21.04. no lecture
28.04. Eddy covriance (submission #4 until 12.05.)
05.05. no lecture
12.05. Field excursion to Lake Neusiedl
19.05. practical session - hands on devices (only for those who didn't join the field trip)
26.05. no lecture
02.06. deadline concept submission
09.06. no lecture
16.06. no lecture
23.06. no lecture
30.06. presentation of results

Wednesday 03.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 10.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 17.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 24.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 14.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 21.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 28.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 05.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 12.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 19.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 26.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 02.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 09.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 16.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 23.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Wednesday 30.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

- To understand the importance of measuring and monitoring greenhouse gas (GHG) exchange between atmosphere and biosphere
- to understand the different greenhouse gas measurement techniques
- To get practical experience of taking GHG measurements applying the closed chamber technique
- To get practical experience of taking GHG measurements applying the eddy covariance technique
The course will be taught through lectures, practical exercises and a field excursion to a nearby GHG measurement station (Lake Neusiedl). You will gain practical experience of working on GHG measurements and data and we hope that you will gain ideas for your final thesis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Submissions, small self-chosen project of measuring GHG in teams of 2-3 people + presentation of results + scientific documentation, participation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

10% Participation (during lecture + excursion)
40% Submissions (10% each)
50% Project (presentation and scientific documentation)

Examination topics

Key:
≥ 87% = „Very good“
≥ 75% = „Good“
≥ 63% = „Satisfactory“
≥ 50% = „Sufficient“
< 50% = „Deficient“

Reading list

Aubinet, Marc. Eddy Covariance : A Practical Guide to Measurement and Data Analysis. Dordrecht [u.a.]: Springer, 2012. Springer Atmospheric Sciences. Web.

Association in the course directory

(MG-S1-PI.m) (MG-S2-PI.m) (MG-W2-PI.m)

Last modified: Fr 14.05.2021 10:09