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Digital Processing of Marine Geophysical Data

  • 7.5 credits

The course deals with digital processing and presentation of geological, geographical, and geophysical data.

Information for admitted students Autumn 2020

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.


Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.


Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

Find your way on campus

Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.

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collage of two images, illustration of icebreaker Oden and a bathymetry image

The course is a mix of lectures and practical exercises, and gives knowledge in digital data processing, map production and analysis, adapted to the demands of modern geoscientific research and industry.

  • Course structure


    Written exam and report (equal weight).

    See Syllabus

  • Course literature

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

    Heywood, I., Cornelius, S., Carver, S., 2011.

    An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems, 4th edition, 496 pages. ISBN: 0-27372-259-X

  • Contact

    Richard GyllencreutzSenior lecturer, Marine geophysics
    Richard Gyllencreutz
    +46 (0)8 674 75 95 | Room: R221