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Elective Courses

You have to choose Courses or Modules with a minimum of 8 ECTS points to fulfill your Compulsory Subject. Here we listed a few possibilities. If you want to choose some other Courses, please contact us. We will help you to make the right decision.

Lecture language is mostly German.  In case you speak english only, it is possible to ask the lecturer, wether the language can be switched.

 Modern Theoretical Physics for Teacher Students

Module Code

M-PHYS-101664

Responsible Lecturer

Dr. Stefan Giesecke (ITP)

Level

4

Components of the module

T-PHYS-103203 - Moderne Theoretische Physik für Lehramt – Vorleistung

T-PHYS-103204 - Moderne Theoretische Physik für Lehramt

ECTS Credits

8

Requirements

None

Instruction Language

German

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

Each winter semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Preliminary services: optional variants from pre-calculation, exercise sheets, written exam

successful completion of the exercises entitles to exam

Examination: oral exam

 

 Modern Theoretical Physics I, Quantum Mechanics I

Module Code

M-PHYS-101707

Responsible Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Frans Klinkhamer (ITP)

Level

4

Components of the module

T-PHYS-102317 - Moderne Theoretische Physik I, Quantenmechanik 1, Vorleistung 1

T-PHYS-105134 - Moderne Theoretische Physik I, Quantenmechanik 1

ECTS Credits

8

Requirements

None

Instruction Language

German

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

Each summer semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Preliminary services: exercises

successful completion of the exercises entitles to exam

Examination: oral exam

Physics of Planetary Atmospheres

Module Code

M-PHYS-104488

Responsible Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Thomas Leisner (IMK)

Level

4

Components of the module

T-PHYS-109177 – Physics of Planetary Atmospheres, Prerequisite

T-PHYS-109180 – Exam on Physics of Planetary Atmospheres

ECTS Credits

8

Requirements

None

Instruction Language

English

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

Each winter semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Preliminary services: exercises


 

 Computer Vision and GIS

Module Code

M-BGU-102757

Responsible Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Stefan Hinz (IPF)

Level

4

Components of the module

T-BGU-103541 - Einführung in GIS für Studierende natur-, ingenieur- und geowissenschaftlicher Fachrichtungen, Vorleistung

T-BGU-101681 - Einführung in GIS für Studierende natur-, ingenieur- und geowissenschaftlicher Fachrichtungen

T-BGU-101732 - Image Processing and Computer Vision

ECTS Credits

10

Requirements

None

Instruction Language

German

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

Each winter semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Preliminary services: online test 'Introduction to GIS for Students of Natural, Engineering and Geo Sciences' (T-BGU-103541)

successful completion of the testentitles to exam

Examination: written exam, 90 min


 

 GIS and Remote Sensing

Module Code

M-BGU-102758

Responsible Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Stefan Hinz (IPF)

Level

4

Components of the module

T-BGU-103541 - Einführung in GIS für Studierende natur-, ingenieur- und geowissenschaftlicher Fachrichtungen, Vorleistung

T-BGU-101681 - Einführung in GIS für Studierende natur-, ingenieur- und geowissenschaftlicher Fachrichtungen

T-BGU-105725 - Einführung in Klassifizierungsverfahren der Fernerkundung

ECTS Credits

10

Requirements

None

Instruction Language

German

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

Each winter semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Preliminary services: online test 'Introduction to GIS for Students of Natural, Engineering and Geo Sciences' (T-BGU-103541)

successful completion of the testentitles to exam

Examination: written exam, 90 min


 

 Computer Vision and Remote Sensing

Module Code

M-BGU-102759

Responsible Lecturer

Dr. Jan Cermak (ASF), Dr. Uwe Weidner (IPF)

Level

None

Components of the module

T-BGU-105725 - Einführung in Klassifizierungsverfahren der Fernerkundung

Compulsory Elective Subject:

T-BGU-101732 - Image Processing and Computer Vision

T-BGU-106333 - Remote Sensing of a Changing Climate, Vorleistung

T-BGU-106334 - Remote Sensing of a Changing Climate, Prüfung

T-PHYS-108283 T-PHYS-108286- Platzhalter MA MET Computer Vision und Fernerkundung für Meteorologen

4 CP


4 CP

4 CP

4 CP

4 CP

 

ECTS Credits

8

Requirements

None

Instruction Language

German/English

Duration

2 semester

Module Frequency

Each summer semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Depends on compulsory electives


 

GIS and Geo Data Infrastructures

Module Code

M-BGU-102760

Responsible Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Stefan Hinz (IPF)

Level

4

Components of the module

T-BGU-103541 - Einführung in GIS für Studierende natur-, ingenieur- und geowissenschaftlicher Fachrichtungen, Vorleistung

T-BGU-101681 - Einführung in GIS für Studierende natur-, ingenieur- und geowissenschaftlicher Fachrichtungen

T-BGU-101757 - Geodateninfrastrukturen und Web-Dienste, Vorleistung

T-BGU-101756 - Geodateninfrastrukturen und Web-Dienste

ECTS Credits

10

Requirements

None

Instruction Language

 

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

Each summer semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Preliminary services: online test 'Introduction to GIS for Students of Natural, Engineering and Geo Sciences' (T-BGU-103541)

successful completion of the testentitles to exam (T-BGU-101681)

Examination: written exam, 90 min

Preliminary services: the accomplishment 'Geodata Infrastructures and Web-Services, Prerequisite' (T-BGU-101757) has to be passed to entitle to exam (T-BGU-101756)

Examination: oral exam, 20 min


 

Fluid Mechanics and Turbulence

Module Code

M-BGU-101876

Responsible Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Oliver Eiff(IfH)

Level

None

Components of the module

CE I:

1 of 2

T-BGU-106612 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics

T-BGU-103561 - Analysis of Turbulent Flows

6 CP

CE II:

1 of 2

T-BGU-103562 – Strömungsmesstechnik

T-BGU-103563 - Gebäude- und Umweltaerodynamik

3 CP

ECTS Credits

9

Requirements

One examination has to be taken in one of the Teilleistungen "Analysis of Turbulent Flows" or "Fluid Mechanics for Environmental Flows" and one other exmaination in one of the Teilleistungen "Flow Measuring Technique" oder "Building- and Environmental Aerodynamics". The learning controls depend on the selected Teilleistungen (s. Teilleistungen).

Instruction Language

English/German

Duration

2 semester

Module Frequency

Each semester

Learning Controls/Exams

  • Teilleistung T-BGU-106612 with written examination according to § 4 (2) no. 1

  • Teilleistung T-BGU-103561 with oral examination according to § 4 (2) no. 2

  • Teilleistung T-BGU-103562 with oral examination according to § 4 (2) no. 2

  • Teilleistung T-BGU-103563 with oral examination according to § 4 (2) no. 2

For details on the individual success checks, see the respective Teilleistung


 

 Informatics for Meteorology Students

Module Code

M-PHYS-102980

Responsible Lecturer

Bernhard Beckert

Level

4

Components of the module

Compulsory Elective Subject:

T-INFO-101345 - Parallelrechner und Parallelprogrammierung

T-INFO-101298 - Verteiltes Rechnen

T-INFO-102061 - Mobile Computing und Internet der Dinge

T-INFO-101305 - Analysetechniken für große Datenbestände

T-INFO-101497 – Datenbanksysteme

T-INFO-101275 – Visualisierung

T-PHYS-108279 - T-PHYS-108282 Platzhalter MA MET INF für Stud. Ben


 

4 CP

4 CP

4 CP

4 CP

4 CP

4 CP

4 CP

ECTS Credits

8

Requirements

The module: Introduction to Computer Networks is foreseen

Knowledge of basics from the course computer structures are helpful

Instruction Language

German

Duration

1 or 2 semester

Module Frequency

Each semester

Learning Controls/Exams

The learning controls depend on the selected Teilleistungen (s. Teilleistungen).


 

 Geophysical Analysis of Natural Hazards

Module Code

M-PHYS-103336

Responsible Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Ellen Gottschämmer (GPI)

Level

4

Components of the module

T-PHYS-103553 – Einführung in die Vulkanologie, Vorleistung

T-PHYS-103644 – Einführung in die Vulkanologie, Prüfung

T-PHYS-107673 – Seminar on recent topics of Risk Science

 

ECTS Credits

8

 

Requirements

None

 

Instruction Language

English

 

Duration

2 semester

 

Module Frequency

Each summer semester

 

Learning Controls/Exams

Introduction to Vulcanology

Active and regular attendance of lecture and practicals, presentation of a volcano in a short (10 – 15 minute) talk with slides, submission of a scientific essay about their presentation, approx. 8-10 pages, which will be graded.

Seminar on recent topics of risk sclence

Preparation and presentation of a talk based on a scientific publication, critical discussion of the scientific results.

 


 

 Geoecology

Module Code

M-PHYS-103398

Responsible Lecturer

Wolfgang Wilcke

Level

4

Components of the module

  1. T-BGU107487 – Geomorphologie und Bodenkunde

  2. T-BGU-107486 – Field Course Soil Science

ECTS Credits

8

Study Program

None

Instruction Language

Deutsch

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

Each summer semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Geomorphologie und Bodenkunde:

Written examination according to § 4 Abs. 2 Nr. 1 SPO 2015 Master Meteorology

Field Course Soil Science:

Study achievement according to § 4 Abs. 3 SPO 2015 Master Meteorology

For details on the individual success checks, see the respective partial services.

 Basics of Estimation Theory and its Application in Geoscience Remote Sensing

Module Code

M-PHYS-103422

Responsible Lecturer

Grade of the written exam

Level

None

ECTS Credits

None

Study Program

None

Instruction Language

 

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

Each summer semester

Learning Controls/Exams

Written exam, 75 min


 

Geological Hazards and Risk

Module Code

M-PHYS-101833

Responsible Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Ellen Gottschämmer (GPI)

Level

4

Components of the module

T-PHYS103525 Geological Hazards and Risks

ECTS Credits

8

Requirements

None

Instruction Language

English

Duration

1 semester

Module Frequency

irregular

Module Content

  • Earthquake Hazards

    • Short introduction to seismology and seismometry (occurrence of tectonic earthquakes, types of seismic waves, magnitude, intensity, source physics)

    • Induced seismicity

    • Engineering seismology, Recurrence intervals, Gutenberg-Richter, PGA, PGV, spectral acceleration → hazard maps

    • Earthquake statistics

    • Liquefaction

  • Tsunami Hazards

  • Landslide Hazards

  • Hazards from Sinkholes

  • Volcanic Hazards

    • Short introduction to physical volcanology

    • Types of volcanic hazards

  • The Concept of Risk, Damage and Loss

  • Data Analysis and the use of GIS in Risk analysis

  • Risk Modelling - Scenario Analysis

  • Risk Reduction and Risk Management

  • Analysis Feedback and Prospects in the Risk Modelling Industry

Learning

Outcomes

The students understand basic concepts of hazard and risk. They can explain in detail different aspects of earthquake hazard, volcanic hazard as well as other geological hazards, can compare and evaluate those hazards. The have fundamental knowledge of risk reduction and risk management. They know methods of risk modelling and are able to apply them.

Learning Controls/Exams

The module grade is determined by the grade of the sExamination of other type:.

To be evaluated: Exercise sheets, written project work.