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Undergraduate 2nd year – 7.5 credits
Course code GG4207
Start Fall term period 1
Language: English and Swedish
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The course addresses marine geological mapping with geophysical methods and sediment sampling. The course includes theories on the geophysical mapping methods applied, a field mapping component, geophysical data post-processing and geological interpretation. There is a specific focus on mapping of the unconsolidated seafloor sediments and bottom topography using acoustic methods including single and multibeam echosounders and side-scan sonar.

Course director

Martin JakobssonMartin Jakobsson
Department of Geological Sciences
Stockholm University
106 981 Stockholm

Admission requirements

Admission to the course requires completion of 45 credits in Geology or Earth science, including Geology and geophysics 15 credits, Mathematical methods in earth science 7.5 credits and Statistical methods in earth science 7.5 credits or Tellus I – Geology 15 credits, Tellus II – Geology 12.5 credits, Tellus III – Geology 2.5 credits and 15 credits in mathematics and statistics are included or equivalent.

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Course schedule & syllabus

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Course literatur

Consists of current scientific articles.

Form of examination

One written exam, and a written report from the field trip.

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