701-0419-01L  Seminar for Bachelor Students: Biogeochemistry

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersG. Furrer, R. Kretzschmar, B. Wehrli
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


701-0419-01 SSeminar für Bachelor-Studierende: Biogeochemie2 hrs
Wed10:15-12:00CHN F 42 »
G. Furrer, R. Kretzschmar, B. Wehrli

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AbstractThe seminar provides an introduction to the literature in biogeochemistry of aquatic and terrestrial systems. The students present their summary and review of recent or classical papers. Therefore they get familiar with online-access tools and improve their communication and presentation skills.
ObjectiveGetting to know relevant journals in the field of biogeochemistry. Reading, assessing and discussing scientific publications. Improving of presentation skills. Exercising and Improving of moderation skills.
ContentPart 1: Literature search. Presentation and moderation techniques.
Part 2: Common literature study; online-exchange of information. Presentation and discussion moderated by the students.
Lecture notesSelected handouts will be distributed in class.
Prerequisites / NoticeDeadline for enrollment is the FIRST day of the semester. Later enrollment can only be accepted in exceptional cases and under certain conditions (e.g., restricted choice of topics and dates).

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersG. Furrer, R. Kretzschmar, B. Wehrli
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Environmental Sciences BachelorBiogeochemistryOInformation