05-MMG-EA2 Environmental Archives Projects

Representative Gesine Mollenhauer

Learning Contents:

This second module on environmental archives aims at applying the gained knowledge for analyzing and understanding marine archives in context of a current topic in paleoenvironmental research in the format of a student project. This includes a practical in core description, application of various laboratory methods, evaluation and interpretation of gained data sets in context of the literature, and a report in the format of a research publication.

Learning Outcomes, Targeted Competencies:

to become familiar with proxy development and application
to gain an understanding of the most important processes in paleoenvironmental change
to be able to apply the methods on case studies of actual research
to work objective-oriented and problem-based individually as well as in a team

Prior Knowledge:

Contents of module Environmental Archives I

Course Type 1: Practical Laboratory (LP) 4.0 SWS ( 56.0 h)

Tutorial(s): -


56.0 h presence time
84.0 h self-study
40.0 h exam workload

180 h total workload

Exam Type:

module exam


exam elements: 1
SL: 0

100 % project exercise report


literature will be announced during the course.