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Regional Environmental Governance
Regional Environmental Governance

Uni Zurich, Marco Pütz: The course provides an overview of dominant and emerging trends in the theory and practice of environmental governance. The course addresses environmental issues as policy problems and explores how the environment is regulated, controlled, and contested by a range of actors and institutions. The course focuses on the spatial dimension of environmental change and uses key concepts from geography (scale, region, network) to advance regional environmental governance thinking.

Available languages: English 

Tree rings - a high-resolution environmental archive
Tree rings - a high-resolution environmental archive

Uni Zürich / Holger Gärtner: Dendrochronology applications in geomorphology, geology, glaciology, snow avalanches and forest fires, with exercises included.

Available languages: English 

Field course geochronology: practical applications of dendrochronology and relative and numerical dating
Field course: practical applications of dendrochronology

Uni Zürich / Holger Gärtner: One-week field course about applications of practical dendrochronology, using case studies in the context of natural risks (sampling, processing, dating, analysis and interpretation, presentation of the results), and practical training of relative dating techniques

Available languages: English 

Baum und Jahrring - Dendroökologie
Baum und Jahrring - Dendroökologie

Uni Basel / Holger Gärtner: Nach einer Einführung in die grundlegenden Zellstrukturen (am Mikroskop) werden verschiedenste prozessbezogene Veränderungen und deren Anwendungspotential in verschiedenen Wissenschaften diskutiert. Die Anfertigung eigener Mikropräparate mit Schlittenmikrotomen und deren Auswertung wird Teil des Kurses sein.

Available languages: German 

Mountain Forest Ecology: Practical Training
Mountain Forest Ecology: Practical Training

ETH Zurich: Christof J. Bigler, Peter Bebi The field course offers an introduction to the field of mountain forest ecology and management of mountain forests. It will be given in English and takes place on the Clavadeleralp in Davos Sertig (Switzerland).

Available languages: German  English 

Geochronologie I
Geochronologie I

Uni Zürich / Paolo Cherubini: Grundlagen der Dendrochronologie, Datenaufbereitung, Überblick der Anwendungen, Übungen.

Available languages: German 

Ökologische Ökonomik
Ökologische Ökonomik

Uni Zürich / Irmi Seidl: Gegenstand der Ökologischen Ökonomik; kritische Analyse der Zielsetzung "Wirtschaftswachstum" und Ansätze zur Überwindung der Wachstumsfixierung.

Available languages: German 

Praktikum Wald und Landschaft
Wald und Landschaft

ETHZ / Felix Kienast et al: In diesem Praktikum lernen die Studiernden wichtige Feld- und Labormethoden der Wald- und Landschaftsforschung und -bewirtschaftung kennen und wenden sie im Rahmen von kleinen Projekten selbständig an. Das Praktikum besteht aus drei Teilen: Ökologie (Wald & Landschaft), Standortskunde und Landnutzung.

Available languages: German 

Conservation Genetics
Conservation Genetics

ETHZ / Rolf Holderegger: The module deals with basic knowledge in conservation genetics and its practical applications. It introduces the genetic and evolutionary theories of conservation genetics, such as inbreeding in small populations or fragmentation/connectivity, and shows how they impact on practical conservation management. The module aims at critical discussions of the benefits and limits of conservation genetics.

Available languages: English 

Landscape Genetics
Landscape Genetics

ETHZ / R. Holderegger, J. Bolliger, F. Gugerli: This winter school aims at teaching graduate students (Master, PhD) and postdocs on landscape genetics. It provides both a theoretical background as well as hands-on exercises on major topics of contemporary landscape genetics (i.e. landscape effects on gene flow and adpative genetic variation in a landscape context).

Available languages: English 

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