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Marine Geophysics

This course provides an introduction to marine geophysics and geological interpretation of marine geophysical data.

Information for admitted students Spring 2021

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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.
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  3. Read all the information on this page

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The course covers the theory behind standard marine geophysical mapping, focusing particularly on acoustic methods. The course includes a historical overview of how geophysical methods have been used to explore the oceans and how seafloor mapping has contributed to understanding of Earth’s evolution.

The course is given on-site & by distance

Note! For the distance course the re-exams may be held on campus.

The course litterature is the same for both courses.

For the distance course please go to course page

For the on-site course please keep reading the information below.

Autumn term 20 | The on-site course will be given as usual, on campus.

  • Course structure

    Assessment

    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.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.

    The schedule is for the on-site course.

  • Course literature

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

    E. J. W. Jones, 1999
    Marine Geophysics
    Wiley
    ISBN: 978-0-471-98694-2

  • Course reports

    Course evaluations allow the possibility to affect and take responsibility for your own learning and gives important information for our work with pedagogical development.

    It's important that all students complete the course evaluations after each course, it gives the Department the opportunity to improve the courses' quality.

    The course evaluation is composed of a number of questions and specific questions for each course. If you, as a student, want to contribute with more course specific questions you may send them to studies@geo.su.se.

    If you haven't received the course evaluation for your finished course, or if you have other questions regarding course evaluations at IGV please contact studies@geo.su.se.

    Course evaluation = student's review of the course
    Course report = course leader's reflections about the review

  • Contact

    Martin JakobssonFor the distance course:
    Professor of Marine geology and geophysics
    Martin Jakobsson
    martin.jakobsson@geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 16 47 19 | Room: R209

    Christian StranneFor the on-site course:
    Assistant professor, Marine geophysical mapping and modelling
    Christian Stranne
    christian.stranne@geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 16 78 35 | Room: R215