Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Earth Observation Lab

Global Land Use Dynamics

cow in rural hilly areaStudents have acquired a sound understanding of the role of land use in the earth system and as a driver and outcome of global change, as well as the close link between land use and key current sustainability challenges. Students are familiar with the theoretical foundation and methodological tools to analyse land systems and their dynamics across scales and in an integrated fashion. Students have deepened their skills to understand and assess the primary literature, and to summarize and critically discuss research results. The course participants are able to develop their own research questions and to develop and presents concepts to assess these questions.