Tellus II - Physical Geography, 12.5 credits

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The course is a pure distance course and deals with the Earth´s shape, mapping- and remote sensing methods and Geographical Information Systems as well as basic cartography. Furthermore, it deals with the Quaternary climate development, soil classification, soil genesis and distribution, litho-, bio- and chronostratigraphical analysis methods as well as soil related environmental problems. Also the interaction between soil conditions and biotopes, links between the physical landscape and species distribution as well as biogeography´s application in nature preservation are addressed during the course.

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