651-4040-00L  Alpine Field Course

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersP. Ulmer, P. Brack
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentPriority is given to D-ERDW students. If space is available UZH Geography and Earth System Sciences students may attend this field course at full cost.

No registration through myStudies. The registration for excursions and field courses goes through http://exkursionen.erdw.ethz.ch only.


651-4040-00 PAlpine Field Course
This is a 7 days excursion.
56s hrsP. Ulmer, P. Brack

Catalogue data

AbstractExtended field excursion (duration 7 days) adressing different topics dependent on the localities visited (varies from year to year).
ObjectiveUnderstanding the tectonics and the geological history of the Alps.
Content2018: to be defined
Lecture notesExcursion guide
Prerequisites / NoticeMSc students only. Strenuous walks.

Geography and Earth System Sciences students UZH may attend this field course at full costs (no subsidies).

Students registering for the course confirm having read and accepted the terms and conditions for excursions and field courses of D-ERDW Link

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersP. Ulmer
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationDer Dozent bestimmt ob der Feldkurs für eine Repetition erneut besucht werden muss.

Learning materials

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