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CAU-304 Long Term Analysis of Environmental Trends

Period P3d - Christian-Albrechts Universit├Ąt zu Kiel, GermanyYear 2
CAU-304Long Term Analysis of Environmental Trends6 ECTSPeriod P3dCAU
Objectives:Interpretation and analysis of long time dynamic of landscapes depending of socially patterns of use. The natural and anthropogenic components of resulting successions will be identified and will be put in relation to 4 dimensional landscape analysis. With the help of historical example cases from different continents the multiple direct and indirect impacts of different cultures and their sequences of action will be clarified. In groups case studies will be analysed with the help of the acquired methods and evaluated regarding their relevance for current environmental action.

Outcomes:Students are able to identify the historical trends of ecological development in different landscapes and the dominating processes and structures at different times. Participants are able to evaluate the impact of landscape history regarding current management decisions.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 180 hours
Written ExamLecture10
Oral Exam100%Seminar20
ReportPractice30
PaperTotal60h
DefenceFieldNo