120.104 Biogeophysics Biogeophysics and Environmental Geophysics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 1.0h, 1.5EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to use geophysical methods for the monitoring of biogeochemical and environmental processes such as soil-plants interactions, delineation of contaminant plumes or the evaluation of remediation techniques

Subject of course

Along the course three main components are revised:

1) The use of geophysical methods to delineate hydraulic properties and soil-roots interactions

2) The characterizaiton of organic-contaminants by means of spectral induced polarization imaging

3) Monitoring natural and stimulated biogeochemical activity for groundwater remediation


Teaching methods

  • The lecture is in presence in the seminar room
  • The lecture is blocked in 10 units between 10.03 and 25.05 (fridays between 9;00 and 12:00)
  • A script for the lecture weill be made available in TUWEL, which consist of the slides used in each lecture. The slides and other relevant material are available for the students before each lecture.
  • Discussion with the students on the application of theoretical concepts
  • Short exercises
  • Review of short papers

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Registration in the TISS system is needed



Course dates

Fri09:00 - 12:0010.03.2023 - 12.05.2023Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Biogeophysics Biogeophysics and Environmental Geophysics - Single appointments
Fri10.03.202309:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Fri17.03.202309:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Fri24.03.202309:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Fri31.03.202309:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Fri21.04.202309:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Fri28.04.202309:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Fri05.05.202309:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Fri12.05.202309:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 C - GEO Lecture
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

An exam at the end of the semester


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri - 14.06.2024oral11.06.2024 07:00 - 12.06.2024 20:00TISSBiogeophysics
Fri - 21.06.2024oral11.06.2024 07:00 - 19.06.2024 20:00TISSBiogeophysics
Fri - 12.07.2024oral11.06.2024 07:00 - 26.06.2024 20:00TISSBiogeophysics exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
15.02.2023 16:00 11.03.2023 12:00 12.05.2023 13:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 421 Geodesy and Geoinformation Mandatory elective2. Semester
066 566 Environmental Engineering Mandatory elective


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