860-0015-00L  Supply and Responsible Use of Mineral Resources I

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersB. Wehrli, F. Brugger, K. Dolejs Schlöglova, M. Haupt, C. Karydas
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
860-0015-00 GSupply and Responsible Use of Mineral Resources I - Introduction Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
The lecturers will communicate the exact lesson times of ONLINE courses.
34s hrs
Tue08:00-10:00ON LI NE »
B. Wehrli, F. Brugger, K. Dolejs Schlöglova, M. Haupt, C. Karydas

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AbstractStudents critically assess the economic, social, political, and environmental implications of extracting and using energy resources, metals, and bulk materials along the mineral resource cycle for society. They explore various decision-making tools that support policies and guidelines pertaining to mineral resources, and gain insight into different perspectives from government, industry, and NGOs.
ObjectiveStudents will be able to:
- Explain basic concepts applied in resource economics, economic geology, extraction, processing and recycling technologies, environmental and health impact assessments, resource governance, and secondary materials.
- Evaluate the policies and guidelines pertaining to mineral resource extraction.
- Examine decision-making tools for mineral resource related projects.
- Engage constructively with key actors from governmental organizations, mining and trading companies, and NGOs, dealing with issues along the mineral resource cycle.
Prerequisites / NoticeBachelor of Science, Architecture or Engineering, and enrolled in a Master's or PhD program at ETH Zurich. Students must be enrolled in this course in order to participate in the case study module course 860-0016-00 Supply and Responsible Use of Mineral Resources II.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersB. Wehrli, F. Brugger, K. Dolejs Schlöglova, M. Haupt, C. Karydas
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers

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