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300649 SE+UE Earth History with Special Emphasis on the Geology of Austria (2016W)

in Parallelen

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
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. 130 participants
Language: German



DI wtl von 11.10.2016 bis 31.01.2017 14:00-14.45 Ort: Hörsaal 3, 2A211, und Eberhard Clar Saal Geologie 2B204 2.OG UZA II; (Parallelkurse nach Anmeldung, erster Termin am 11.10.2016, 14:00, Hörsaal 3, 2A211, gilt auch als Vorbesprechung und Kurseinteilung)
Parallelkurse Übungen: DI wtl von 11.10.2016 bis 31.01.2017 15.15-16:00, 16:15-17:00 Ort: Geol.-Praktikumsraum 2B201 2.OG UZA II


Aims, contents and method of the course

The required course for students of Biology and Environmental Protection (Secondary school teachers) gives an introduction to earth history from the early beginnings till recent times. The geological development of Europe and, especially of Austria, is placed into the foreground. Geological maps, instruction materials and a small collection of rock specimen and fossils is presented during the course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Teilleistungsfeststellungen (Tests schriftlich: 25.10.2016, 29.11.2016, 13.12.2016, 24.01.2017), 3 Gesteinsbeschreibungen, Seminararbeit, Anwesenheit

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

>50% Anwesenheit, positive Seminararbeit, positive Teilleistungs-Gesamtnote

Examination topics

Practice on geological maps, instruction materials and a small collection of rock specimen

Reading list

Schuster, R., et al., 2013: Rocky Austria (3. Auflage). Geologie von Österreich - kurz und bunt. - 80 S., Geol. Bundesanstalt Wien.
Faupl, P., 2003: Historische Geologie – Eine Einführung. – 270 S., 1 Kartenbeilage, UTB 2149 (Facultas)

Association in the course directory

J 254 b/1, LA-BU 242 a, B-BPB 11

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