Polar and Alpine Environments and Climate Change
The course addresses the climate system, glaciology and geomorphology during the Quaternary Period (last 2.6 Ma). You will acquire in-depth knowledge regarding the global climate system and tools to interpret and analyse glacial environments and processes, landforms, and Quaternary climate and environmental evolution. The course include lectures, seminars, practicals, and project works and kicks off with a field course to northern Fennoscandia.
The course starts the Master's Programme in Polar Landscapes and Quaternary Climate but can also be read as a separate course.
- Excursion, 3 credits
- Theory, 12 credits
Instruction consists of field trips, lectures, seminars, exercises and project work.
For details see syllabus.
ScheduleThis is a preliminary schedule and is subject to continuous change. For this reason, we do not recommend print-outs. At the start of the course, your institution will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.