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Tellus II - Geology

  • 12.5 credits

A course in geology which is intended for students who have read Tellus I – Geology and plan on continuing studying Earth sciences.

The course is given 100 % by distance and comprises practical assignments about plate tectonics, minerals, rocks, geomorphology and structural geology. The course has an open start and you can read the course at your own pace. Re-exams may be held on campus.

For more information see the course home page at:

  • 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 or 2015
    Earth: Portrait of a Planet – 5th or 6th ed.
    International Student Edition
    W.W. Norton & Co Inc
    W.W. Norton & Co Inc
    ISBN: 9780393640311

    A. Ludman, 2015
    Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology
    W.W. Norton
    ISBN: 9780393937916

    Andreásson, Per-Gunnar (Ed.), 2006
    Geobiosfären – en introduktion
    ISBN 9789144036700

  • Contact

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