Environmental Archives Project

Lecturers: Torsten Bickert, Thomas Frederichs, Gesine Mollenhauer, Yang Zhang, Karin Zonneveld


This practical offers to apply the gained knowledge of the marine environmental archives I courses to an own scientific project. The students are guided through the following steps:

- introduction to the project topic
- discussion of scientific background readings
- formulating scientific questions or hypotheses
- developing strategies to address the given questions
- data retrieval and interpretation
- discussion of results
- preparing a report


The aim of this practical is to apply the aquired knowledge of methods in marine environmental reconstruction to an actual research topic.


Evaluation will be based on group presentations and reports.

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