Earth I - Geology
15 credits cr.
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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.
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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.
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
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Professor of Geochemistry and petrology
+46 (0)76 770 76 99 | Room: R425
Senior lecturer, Docent, Geology
+46 (0)8 16 47 34 | Room: R229