701-0027-00L  Environmental Systems I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersN. Dubois, A. Hall, R. Knutti
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
701-0027-00 VUmweltsysteme I2 hrs
Tue10:15-12:00NO C 60 »
N. Dubois, A. Hall, R. Knutti

Catalogue data

AbstractThe lecture provides a science-based exploration of environmental aspects from three research fields: earth, climate, and health sciences.
ObjectiveThe students are able to explain important properties of the three environmental systems, to discuss critical drivers, trends and conflicts of their use, and to compare potential solutions.
ContentThe lecture discusses the role of the environmental systems based on selected environmental problems, among these the exploration of raw materials and fossil fuels, climate change and its impacts on man and environment, and the spread and control of infectious diseases in the human population and agricultural systems.
Lecture notesSlides are provided by instructors and are accessible via moodle.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Agricultural Sciences 2015; Version 01.03.2019 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Environmental Sciences 2016; Version 29.09.2023 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Food Science 2016; Version 25.05.2023 (Examination Block)
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersC. Schär, N. Dubois, A. Hall, R. Knutti
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes
Written aidsFachneutrales Wörterbuch für fremdsprachige Studierende erlaubt
Online examinationThe examination may take place on the computer.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Agricultural Sciences BachelorFirst Year ExaminationsOInformation
Food Science BachelorFirst Year ExaminationsOInformation
Environmental Sciences BachelorFirst Year ExaminationsOInformation