Paleoceanography and marine geology
The course addresses the development and morphology of the ocean basins.
The archives: marine sediments, correlation and time scales; the basics of the modern climate system including ocean and atmosphere circulation, the hydrosphere, cryosphere and biogeogeochemical cycles; physical, chemical and biological proxy tools; and trends and events in the evolution of the ocean- and atmosphere systems over the past 150 million years.
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 literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
W.F. Ruddiman, 2014
Earth's Climate: Past and Future
W.H. Freeman, 3rd ed
Senior lecturer, Marine micropaleontology
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