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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 2021: Wednesday evenings starting February 3 (incorrect study period in the right column).

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

  • Contact

    Otto HermelinSenior lecturer, Docent, Geology
    Otto Hermelin
    otto.hermelin@geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 16 47 34 | Room: R229