Tellus II - Physical Geography
12.5 credits cr.
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The course is a distance course and deals with the Earth´s shape, mapping- and remote sensing methods and Geographical Information Systems GIS as well as basic cartography.
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Furthermore, it deals with the Quaternary climate development, soil classification, soil genesis and distribution, litho-, bio- and chronostratigraphical analysis methods as well as soil related environmental problems. Also the interaction between soil conditions and biotopes, links between the physical landscape and species distribution as well as biogeography´s application in nature preservation are addressed during the course.
The course is a component of the Bachelor's Programme in Earth Science, Distance Learning and it can also be taken as an individual course.
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- Spring term 2021, IT-distance, Study tempo 50%.
- Autumn term 2021, IT-distance, Study tempo 50%.
- Spring term 2022, IT-distance, Study tempo 50%.
- Quaternary Geology, 4.5 credits
- Biogeography and Soil Science, 4 credits
- Remote Sensing, GIS and Cartography, 4 credits
The course is given only as a distance learning course and the teaching consists of web-based teaching.
For details see syllabus.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
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