|Breitkreuz, Wolf, Forkmann, Schneider, Franz|
The lecture lays foundation for the understanding of the System Earth and its evolution. It introduces the basic techniques and research fields of important geoscientific disciplines, such as sedimentology, tectonics, mineralogy, geophyiscs, magmatic and metamorphic petrology, paleontology, and ocean science. During the seminars, the students get in touch with minerals, rocks, fossils, and various geoscientific techniques. Discussions and excercises help to confirm the knowledge gained in the lectures.