Methods in Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology
15 credits cr.
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In this course you will learn geochronological methods, visualisation of geoscience data and scientific writing and publication.
You will get an in-depth knowledge in dating methods of importance to Quaternary timescales including radiometric dating, dendrochronology, luminescence dating, cosmogenic radionuclide dating, and tephrochronology. Climate and other geoscience data will be analysed and visualised and you will write a scientific paper where you present the results you have collected during the course. The teaching modules include lectures, practicals, project works, seminars, and exercises.
The course is part of the Master's Programme in Polar Landscapes and Quaternary Climate, but it can also be taken as a separate course
- Geochronological Methods, 5 credits
- Visualisation of Geoscience Data, 4 credits
- Scientific Writing and Publication, 6 credits
Instruction consists of lectures, laboratory work, project work, seminars, and exercises.
For details see syllabus.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
Registration is normally done at the beginning of each semester.