052-0733-22L  Introduction to the Fundamentals of Natural Environment

SemesterHerbstsemester 2022
DozierendeT. Galí-Izard
Periodizitäteinmalige Veranstaltung
KommentarThis course is suitable for MSc and MAS UTD students only!
Only few places left! As of 13.9.22, please contact the chair Link.


052-0733-22 VIntroduction to the Fundamentals of Natural Environment
Dienstag 20.9.22, 9-11:30 Uhr, "Land-Climate Dynamics»
Donnerstag 22.9.22 9-11:30 Uhr, «Introduction to Geology»: Ort: Gebäude NO D1 (Sonneggstrasse 5 "Focus Terra")
Mittwoch 5.10.22: 9-11:30 Uhr: «Soil Biology & Ecology»
Montag 10.10.22: 15:45-18:30: «History of Ecology»
Donnerstag 13.10.22, 9-13:30: «Tree Architecture & Evolution»
Freitag 14.10.22, 9-11:30, «Plant Systematics I»
Freitag 21.10.22, 9-11:30, «Disturbance Ecology»
24s Std.
20.09.08:50-11:30HIL G 65 »
05.10.08:50-11:30HIL G 65 »
10.10.15:45-18:30HIL G 65 »
13.10.08:50-13:30HIL G 65 »
14.10.08:50-11:30HIL G 65 »
21.10.08:50-11:30HIL G 65 »
T. Galí-Izard


KurzbeschreibungThis course consists of a lecture series providing some fundamental knowledge in natural environment with experts and academics from various disciplines, such as geology, climate, ecology, soil and plant sciences.
LernzielParticipants become acquainted with relevant issues and topics about the natural environment and gain valuable insights into the interaction of all living and non-living things, climate, weather and natural resources. The active participation in discussions following presentations by invited lecturers stimulate critical thinking and allow participants to tackle relevant environmental challenges and discuss opportunities with academics and experts as well as to exchange ideas amongst the participants.
InhaltThis course is a series of lectures by academics and experts who present their research and fundamental knowledge across the field of the environmental sciences (geology, climate, ecology, soil and plant sciences). The active participation in critical discussions following each presentations allows participants to tackle relevant challenges in the natural environment with academics and experts.

Tuesday 20.9.22, 9-11:30: «Land-Climate Dynamics» with Dr. Jonas Schwaab, Dr. Gianluca Mussetti
Thursday 22.9.22 9-11:30: «Introduction to Geology» with Dr. Maria Giuditta Fellin, Dr. Vincenzo Picotti - Gebäude NO D1 (Sonneggstrasse 5 "Focus Terra")
Wednesday 5.10.22: 9-11:30: «Soil Biology & Ecology» with Dr. Aline Frossard
Monday 10.10.22: 15:45-18:30: «History of Ecology» with Prof. Debjani Bhattacharyya
Thursday 13.10.22, 9-13:30: «Tree Architecture & Evolution» with Dr. Guillaume Chomicki
Friday 14.10.22, 9-11:30: «Plant Systematics I» with Alessia Dr. Guggisberg
Friday 21.10.22, 9-11:30: «Disturbance Ecology» with Dr. Thomas Wohlgemuth
SkriptMore details about each lectures, as well as keywords and topics relevant for and discussed during the lectures are published in advance on the course web page: mscla.arch.ethz.ch

The lectures are going to be live-streamed on Zoom:
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesNo previous knowledge in environmental sciences is required.

Only few places left! As of 13.9.22, please contact the chair Link.


Information zur Leistungskontrolle (gültig bis die Lerneinheit neu gelesen wird)
Leistungskontrolle als Semesterkurs
ECTS Kreditpunkte1 KP
PrüfendeT. Galí-Izard
Formunbenotete Semesterleistung
RepetitionRepetition nur nach erneuter Belegung der Lerneinheit möglich.
Zusatzinformation zum PrüfungsmodusTo obtain 1 ECTS, students must attend min. 80% of the lectures on the program (min 6 lectures) and participate actively in the discussions.


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