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Deserts, Introductory Course

Deserts are not just sand and extreme heat, they are also occur in polar areas.

Desert mountains, USA. Photo: Elisabeth Däcker

Here you'll learn why deserts are formed, the desert landscape geological evolution and how animals and plants adapt to these environments. The course includes a field trip to the western United States. Some lectures will be in English.

Course period spring 2023: Thursday evenings starting January 19 (incorrect study period in the right column).

Note! This course is given in Swedish, for more information please visit the Swedish course page.