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Environmental Resources in Urban Regions (12 LP) (Environmental Resources in Urban Regions)

12 LP


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Seit WS 2018/19

Fakultät VI

AB 3

Institut für Ökologie

36341300 FG Klimatologie

Scherer, Dieter Ernst

Thiessenhusen, Elke

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POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
2348425 40296 Environmental Resources in Urban Regions
40020 18940 Umweltressourcen in urbanen Regionen

Learning Outcomes

A case study enables students to analyse and assess the ecological dimensions of sustainable exploitation of environmental resources in cities. Securing and optimising exploitation of existing environmental resources is addressed, as well as reconnaissance, exploration and future exploitation of new resources. The course mainly addresses: Thematic skills 40 % methodologic skills 30 % system skills 10 % social skills 20 %


Depending on the specific theme of the case study, the study project addresses the following aspects: - qualitative and quantitative availability of environmental resources; - exploitation intensity and efficiency, unexploited reserves; - positive and negative ecological impacts and risiks; - optimisation of exploitation, alternative forms of exploitation; - reconnaissance and exploration of new exploitation potentials; - strategies for sustainable exploitation of new potentials.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Environmental Resources in Urban Regions PJ 06341300 L 26 WS/SS No information 8

Workload and Credit Points

Environmental Resources in Urban Regions (PJ):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Eigenständige Projektarbeit 1.0 120.0h 120.0h
Präsenzzeit 15.0 8.0h 120.0h
Prüfungsvorbereitung 1.0 120.0h 120.0h
360.0h (~12 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 360.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 12 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

The modul consists of a supervised study project over one semester held in English. Students and supervisor(s) jointly decide on appropriate teaching and learning approaches for successfully working on the specific project theme.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Module „Introduction to Urban Ecosystem Sciences”

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

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Module completion



Type of exam:

Portfolio examination



Typ of portfolio examination

100 points in total

Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
Vortrag 1 oral No information
Bericht 1 written No information

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

Examination language: English

Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in one semester.

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 15.

Registration Procedures

a) Registration for the module: participation on the first session b) Registration for the examination: refer to the regulations for examinations (Prüfungsordnung)

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

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Electronical lecture notes

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Recommended literature
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Assigned Degree Programs

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