701-0459-00L  Seminar for Bachelor Students: Atmosphere and Climate

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersR. Knutti, O. Stebler, J. Wohland
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


701-0459-00 SSeminar für Bachelor-Studierende: Atmosphäre und Klima2 hrs
Thu10:15-12:00CHN F 46 »
R. Knutti, O. Stebler, J. Wohland

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AbstractThe seminar brings together students in the field of atmosphere and climate. Based on classic and current scientific articles, presentation techniques (presentations, poster presentations) are practised and students get a first insight into research in the field of atmosphere and climate.
ObjectiveIn this seminar, students learn how to read scientific publications and how to transfer the scientific knowledge to a broader audience by means of oral and poster presentations. Students also get insight into the different research areas at the Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science.
Content1st week: course organisation and presentation of the institute
2nd and 3rd week: introduction to oral presentation technique
week 4 to 10: students talks
11th week: introduction to poster presentation technique
12th and 13th week: poster design
14th week: concluding poster presentation
Lecture notesDocuments are offered via the course's web page.
LiteratureDocuments are offered via the course's web page.
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course can only be offered to a limited number of students, however, in any case for everybody having to attend it compulsory. We beg you to sign in to this course early.
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesfostered
Techniques and Technologiesfostered
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesfostered
Social CompetenciesCommunicationfostered
Cooperation and Teamworkfostered
Sensitivity to Diversityfostered
Personal CompetenciesCreative Thinkingfostered
Critical Thinkingfostered

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersR. Knutti, C. Brunner, O. Stebler, J. Wohland
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Earth and Climate Sciences BachelorBachelor's SeminarOInformation
Environmental Sciences BachelorAtmosphere and ClimateWInformation