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300649 SE+UE Earth History with Special Emphasis on the Geology of Austria (2017W)

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 serve).


max. 140 participants
Language: German



Achtung ÄNDERUNG: DI wtl von 03.10.2017 bis 30.01.2018 15:15-16.45 (Kurs1) 17:15-18:45, 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 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 rock specimen and fossils are presented during the course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Teilleistungsfeststellungen, 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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