Gerhard Furrer: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016

Name Prof. Gerhard Furrer
Consultation hoursBy appointment
Dep. Umweltsystemwissenschaften
ETH Zürich, CHN F 50.2
Universitätstrasse 16
8092 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 633 60 09
DepartmentEnvironmental Systems Science
RelationshipRetired Adjunct Professor

701-0419-01LSeminar for Bachelor Students: Biogeochemistry2 credits2SG. Furrer, R. Kretzschmar, B. Wehrli
AbstractThe seminar provides an introduction to the literature in biogeochemistry of aquatic and terrestrial systems. The students present their summary and review of recent or classical papers. Therefore they get familiar with online-access tools and improve their communication and presentation skills.
ObjectiveGetting to know relevant journals in the field of biogeochemistry. Reading, assessing and discussing scientific publications. Improving of presentation skills. Exercising and Improving of moderation skills.
ContentPart 1: Literature search. Presentation and moderation techniques.
Part 2: Common literature study; online-exchange of information. Presentation and discussion moderated by the students.
Lecture notesSelected handouts will be distributed in class.
Prerequisites / NoticeDeadline for enrollment is the FIRST day of the semester. Later enrollment can only be accepted in exceptional cases and under certain conditions (e.g., restricted choice of topics and dates).