05-MMG-PG1 Field and Lab Practice I

Representative Torsten Bickert

Learning Contents:

A broad spectrum of field, offshore marine and lab courses is offered. Integrated analysis includes sedimentology , geochemistry, oceanography, ecology, climatology and geophysics of the study areas including applied and exploration aspects.
The advanced training in the field and in offshore marine settings offers to analyze and interpret marine environmental archives including applied geotechnical and exploration aspects. Courses comprise combined lectures and excursions as well as integrated field campaigns and educational cruises.

Learning Outcomes, Targeted Competencies:

- Expansion and deepening of skills in the field (addressing rocks, in connection with other subject-specific criteria, 3D presentation)
- Linking own field observations with the theoretical background knowledge for the development and understanding of (up-to-date) models in the geotectonic context
- Creation of reports, including geological maps, profiles, site sketches and relevant literature
- Application of advanced lab methods to gain and practise an integrated understanding of processes in the Earth system

Prior Knowledge:

Depending on the chosen courses specific pre-knowledge might be necessary

Course Type 1: Field Exercise (F) 3.0 SWS ( 42.0 h)

Course Type 2: Practical Laboratory (LP) 3.0 SWS ( 42.0 h)

Tutorial(s): -


84.0 h presence time
66.0 h self-study
30.0 h exam workload

180 h total workload

Exam Type:

combination exam


exam elements: 2
SL: 0

50 % field trip report
50 % laboratory report

Depending on chosen courses the number and type of exam elements may vary


Will be provided during the courses.