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Structure of the course
The course "Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of Life" will take place from 25 July - 3 August 2017 at Kuressaare and the Kaali impact crater site on the island of Saaremaa, Estonia. It aims to give students a thorough introductions in the role of meteorite and comets impacts in the formation of Earth, its atmosphere and the evolution of life evolution of life. The course consists of lectures, pratical exercises and student-led discussions. Participants will also have the possibility to display their own research results in two poster sessions. The following subjects will be covered by the lectures:
The lecture programme will be complemented by practical exercises concerning:
A preliminary programme of the summer course can be downloaded here as an .xls file here.
The poster sessions will be held on Tuesday, 25 and Wednesday
26 August 2017. Poster boards are white and have a height of 2 metres and a
width of 1 mtre. DIN A0 in portrait format will thus be OK.
Participants will be allowed a 4 minutes presentation for
their posters (no discussion). The presentation will take place in the
lecture room at Georg Ots Spa
Hotel. Powerpoint slides can be used. For a smooth run of these poster
talks, they are asked to bring their talks on a memory stick or CD-ROM.
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