Courses

Bachelor Marine Geosciences

Winter term
Summer term
German course language
English course language

1st academic year

Winter term

05-BMG-EE1

Introduction to Earth Dynamics

6 CP6 SWS
05-BMG-EE1-1Earth Dynamics L2 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-EE1-2Identification of Rocks E2 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-EE1-3Introduction to Geoscientific Fieldwork F2 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-ME1

From Atoms to Minerals - Mineralogy and Crystallography

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-ME1-1From Atoms to Minerals - Mineralogy and Crystallography: Lecture L3 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-ME1-2From Atoms to Minerals - Mineralogy and Crystallography: Exercise E3 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-CP1

Chemical Principles of Geosciences I

6 CP6 SWS
05-BMG-CP1-1General Chemistry for Geoscientists L4 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-CP1-2General Chemistry for Geoscientists – Exercises E2 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-PP1

Physical Principles of Geosciences I

6 CP4.5 SWS
01-00-04-PhyNMG-V/-Ü, 01-00-04Physics for Natural Science I L+E+P4 CP3 SWS
05-BMG-PP1-1Physics of the Solid Earth I L2 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-MP1

Mathematical Principles of Geosciences I

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-MP1-1Fundamentals of Mathematics for Geosciences I L+E6 CP4 SWS

Summer term

05-BMG-EE2

Evolution of Earth and Life

6 CP5 SWS
05-BMG-EE2-1Earth and Life History L2 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-EE2-2Basics of Biology L3 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-EE2-3Introduction to Fossils E1 CP1 SWS

05-BMG-ME2

Structural Geology and Tectonics

6 CP6 SWS
05-BMG-ME2-1Structural Geology L2 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-ME2-2Field Exercise Structural Geology F1 CP1 SWS
05-BMG-ME2-3Geological Maps E2 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-ME2-4Regional Geology L1 CP1 SWS

05-BMG-CP2

Chemical Principles of Geosciences II

6 CP6 SWS
05-BMG-CP2-1Introduction to Geochemistry L4 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-CP2-2Laboratory Practical General Chemistry L+E2 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-PP2

Physical Principles of Geosciences II

6 CP4.5 SWS
01-00-04-PhyNMG2-V/-Ü, 01-01-0Physics for Natural Science II L+E+P4 CP3 SWS
05-BMG-PP2-1Physics of the Solid Earth II L2 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-MP2

Mathematical Principles of Geosciences II

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-MP2-1Fundamentals of Mathematics for Geosciences II L+E6 CP4 SWS

2nd academic year

Winter term

05-BMG-EE3

Physical, Chemical and Biological Oceanography

6 CP5 SWS
05-BMG-EE3-1Climate and Ocean L+E6 CP5 SWS

05-BMG-ME3

Geology and Stratigraphy of Marine Sediments

6 CP5 SWS
05-BMG-ME3-1Introduction to Marine Geology L+E+S1 CP1 SWS
05-BMG-ME3-2Ship-based Survey for Marine Sediments F1 CP1 SWS
05-BMG-ME3-3Stratigraphy in Marine Sediments L+E4 CP3 SWS

05-BMG-CP3

Rock-Forming Processes

6 CP5 SWS
05-BMG-CP3-1Principles of Petrology L+E3 CP3 SWS
05-BMG-CP3-2Polarized-Light Microscopy L+E3 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-PP3

Principles of Applied Geophysics

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-PP3-1Fundamentals of Applied Geophysics L+E3 CP3 SWS
05-BMG-PP3-2Geophysical Field Exercise F3 CP1 SWS

05-BMG-MP3

Multidisciplinary Marine Sediment Core Project

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-MP3-1Multidisciplinary Sediment Core Project  PE6 CP4 SWS

Summer term

05-BMG-GF1

Geoscientific Field Competence

6 CP6 SWS

05-BMG-GS1

Digital Competences

6 CP6 SWS
05-BMG-GS1-1Data Processing with EXCEL BK1.5 CP1.5 SWS
05-BMG-GS1-2Programming with Matlab/Python BK1.5 CP1.5 SWS
05-BMG-GS1-3Geographic Information System QGIS BK1.5 CP1.5 SWS
05-BMG-GS1-4Geoscientific Vector Graphics with COREL BK0.5 CP0.5 SWS
05-BMG-GS1-5Topographic Mapping with GMT BK0.5 CP0.5 SWS
05-BMG-GS1-62D and 3D Graphics with GRAPHER and SURFER BK0.5 CP0.5 SWS

05-BMG-SE1

Sedimentology of Coast and Shelf

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-SE1-1Siliciclastic Coastal and Shelf Depositional Systems L+E3 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-SE1-2Sedimentology of Carbonate Shelves and Coasts L+E3 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-PA1

Introduction to Paleontology and Paleoecology

6 CP6 SWS
05-BMG-PA1-1Introduction to Paleontology L+E3 CP3 SWS
05-BMG-PA1-2Introduction to Paleoecology L+E3 CP3 SWS

05-BMG-GC1

Geochemical Processes and Isotope Geochemistry

6 CP5 SWS
05-BMG-GC1-1Geochemical Cycles and Processes: The Present View L+E3.5 CP3 SWS
05-BMG-GC1-2Isotope Geochemistry L+E2.5 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-GI1

Research Data Management and Analysis

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-GI1-1Research Data Management L2 CP1 SWS
05-BMG-GI1-2Research Data Analysis E3 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-GI1-3Research Data Management Seminar S1 CP1 SWS

05-BMG-PO1

Paleoceanography and Environmental Change

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-PO1-1Paleoceanography - Introduction L3 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-PO1-2Paleoceanography - Case Studies E3 CP2 SWS

05-BGW-EG1

Marine Geophysics

6 CP4 SWS
05-BGW-EG1-1Marine Geophysics L+E+S6 CP4 SWS

05-BGW-GD1

Geodynamic and Plate Tectonic Principles

6 CP4 SWS
05-BGW-GD1-1Geodynamic and Plate Tectonic Principles L+E+S6 CP4 SWS

3rd academic year

Winter term

05-BMG-GS2

Professional Competences

6 CP0 SWS

05-BMG-GS3

Interdisciplinary skills

6 CP0 SWS

05-BMG-SE2

Deep-Sea Sedimentology

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-SE2-1Deep-Water Depositional Sytems L4.5 CP3 SWS
05-BMG-SE2-2Deep-Water Sediments Exercise E1.5 CP1 SWS

05-BMG-PA2

Marine Micropaleontology

6 CP5 SWS
05-BMG-PA2-1Marine Micropaleontology L+E6 CP5 SWS

05-BMG-GI2

Data Visualization

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-GI2-1Introduction to Basic Principles of Data Visualization - Graphs L+E2 CP1 SWS
05-BMG-GI2-2Introduction to Basic Practises of Data Visualization - GIS E4 CP3 SWS

05-BMG-GC2

Principles and Methods of Organic Geochemistry

6 CP6 SWS
05-BMG-GC2-1Basics of Organic Geochemistry L2 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-GC2-2Lab Course in Organic Geochemistry L+E4 CP4 SWS

05-BMG-PO2

Paleoceanography - Core Lab or Field Studies

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-PO2-1Paleoceanography - Core Lab or Field Studies BK6 CP4 SWS

05-BGW-EG2

Material Properties and Structural Imaging

6 CP5 SWS
05-BGW-EG2-1Material Properties and Downhole Measurements L+E+S2 CP2 SWS
05-BGW-EG2-2Structural Imaging LP4 CP3 SWS

05-BGW-GD2

Seismology and Geomagnetism

6 CP4 SWS
05-BGW-GD2-1Seismology L+E3 CP2 SWS
05-BGW-GD2-2Geomagnetism L+E3 CP2 SWS

Summer term

05-BMG-SE3

Sedimentary Processes

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-SE3-1Basic Concepts of Sediment Dynamics L+E3 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-SE3-2Coastal Processes F3 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-PA3

Paleontological Methods

6 CP5 SWS
05-BMG-PA3-1Laboratory Methods in Paleontology LP3 CP3 SWS
05-BMG-PA3-2Quantitative Methods in Paleontology L+E3 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-GI3

Earth-System Modeling and Data Analysis

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-GI3-1Earth-System Modeling Primer BK2 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-GI3-2Earth-System Data Analysis  L+E2 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-GC3

Applied Geochemistry

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-GC3-1Aquatic Geochemistry PE6 CP4 SWS

05-BMG-PO3

From Past to Future Ocean Conditions

6 CP4 SWS
05-BMG-PO3-1Future Oceans L+E3 CP2 SWS
05-BMG-PO3-2Consequences of Global Change S3 CP2 SWS

05-BGW-EG3

Magnetic Exploration

6 CP5 SWS
05-BGW-EG3-1Principles and Methods of Magnetic Exploration L+E3 CP2 SWS
05-BGW-EG3-2Ground Magnetic Survey Exercise F3 CP3 SWS

05-BGW-GD3

Geodynamic Modelling

6 CP4 SWS
05-BGW-GD3-1Introduction into Granular Simulation Techniques - Simulation of Forearc Deformation Processes L+E3 CP2 SWS
05-BGW-GD3-2Introduction to Finite Element Modeling Techniques - Deformation of the Lithosphere under Extension with Examples from Rifts and Ridges L+E3 CP2 SWS

05-BMG-BT1

Bachelor Thesis Module

12 CP0 SWS