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Project in Environmental Biogeochemistry

Biogeochemical cycles of carbon (C), nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P) and other elements are fundamental for life on Earth. Through human activities, these biogeochemical cycles have been altered, resulting in environmental challenges such as global warming and eutrophication.

Information for admitted students Spring 2021

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.
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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.

IMPORTANT

Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Information from the department - courses

 

Coronavirus information

Due to the pandemic situation teaching at the Department of Environmental Science will take place online during the spring semester 2021. The only exception is the course Environmental Field Studies that also includes
field excursions

Here is the latest, continuously updated, information regarding the new corona virus and the pandemic: Information on covid-19

 

Registration

Admitted students
Register on the web (Ladok for students) no later than the day before course start. If you have not studied at Stockholm University before, you first need to activate your university account.

Conditionally admitted

If you are conditionally admitted you must be able to show the appropriate documents to prove your eligibility to be able to register for the course. To show that you fulfil the requirement and to remove the conditional admittance, please contact us at the department, studeranu@aces.su.se.

How to decline your offer

If you decid not to attend, it’s important that you decline your place as soon as possible so that other students can be awarded a place. Follow the instructions given under Universityadmission.se – ‘Application’ after you log in. Read more here – Declining your offer – an important step.

 

Roll call

In order to confirm the final number of participants, every course has a roll-call at the first lecture. If you are unable to attend the roll-call, you need to contact us (studeranu@aces.su.se) no later than the course start date.

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Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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Course period spring 2021: Thursday 18 February - Friday 30 April

Fundamental understanding of the biogeochemical cycles and how they are coupled, is vital in order to understand, address and predict the consequences of human perturbations. In this course, students who have taken Environmental Biogeochemistry (MI8017) will get a chance to further deepen their understanding within one or more of the following topics in an individual project:

  • Biogeochemical processes in soil, inland waters, coastal ocean, sediments and lower atmosphere
  • Interaction between biogeochemical cycles of several elements, and their seasonal and regional variation.
  • Key anthropogenic perturbations and their interactions with regional biogeochemical cycles
  • Effects of natural processes and perturbations on the fate and bioavailability of pollutants
  • Role of biogeochemistry in environmental management concepts and tools, e.g. ecosystem services and the EU Water Framework Directive.
  • 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.

    Course period spring 2021: Thursday 18 February - Friday 30 April

  • Contact

    Study counsellor

    studeranu@aces.su.se

    Course coordinator

    Sofi Jonsson, Sofi.Jonsson@aces.su.se
    Department of Environmental Science, Unit Biogeochemistry