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Earth I - Geology

  • 15 credits

The course gives an introduction to planet Earth’s various systems (geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere), Earth’s place in the universe, Earth’s internal structure, plate tectonics, minerals and rocks, natural catastrophes, natural resources, and the evolution of living organisms.

For more information see the course home page at: www.tellus.geo.su.se

  • Course structure


    Is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:

    A = Excellent
    B = Very good
    C = Good
    D = Satisfactory
    E = Sufficient
    Fx = Insufficient
    F = Entirely insufficient

    The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Marshak, S., 2014 eller 2015
    Earth: Portrait of a Planet – 5th or 6th ed.
    International Student Edition
    W.W. Norton & Co Inc
    ISBN-10: 0-393-11826-6 , 039393750X
    ISBN-13: 978-0-393-11826-1, 9780393937503

  • Contact

    Alasdair SkeltonProfessor of Geochemistry and petrology
    Alasdair Skelton
    +46 (0)8 16 47 50 | Room: R425


    Otto HermelinSenior lecturer, Docent, Geology
    Otto Hermelin
    +46 (0)8 16 47 34 | Room: R229

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