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Earth Sciences at the University of Fribourg

Bern-Fribourg Master in Earth Sciences

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Details of Courses

COURSE TITLE: Environmental- and Limnogeology (incl. field course)
LECTURERS: Prof. F. Anselmetti
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HELD AT:BE
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ECTS Credits:3
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FORMAT:Lecture
FREQUENCY:biennially in spring semester, held in even years
CONTENTS:This course shows, how sediments store past environmental conditions and changes, including climate, human impact and natural hazards (earthquakes, rock slides, tsunamis). The students will learn how lake and ocean sediments can be used to reconstruct such changes and events. Emphasis is also given on the modern depositiona processes essential in interpreting the fossil record. 2 h weekly lecture plus 2-day field course Kastanienbaum.
ASSESSMENT:report
SPECIALITIES:PAQS

(prer): Courses with prerequisites.

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