Glaciers and High Mountain Environments, 7.5 credits

About the course

You will learn about those processes and landforms that shape our high mountain environment. The course consists of two parts:

1. Theory with letures, exercises, and reports (distance learning). Also includes reading of course literature in preparation of the field component.

2. A field component at the Tarfala Research Station, Kebnekaise (July 29 - August 9), with excursions, field exercises, and group projects involving the collection and analysis of field data.

Please note that the field course involves long hikes and work during sometimes difficult mountain weather conditions.

The course is given in English. The course fee is about 2700 SEK plus traveling expenses.

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