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Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: GVG220

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

This course builds on courses from the first year and gives detailed knowledge about sedimentology and stratigraphy. Among other aspects, the course covers grain size characteristics, sediment provenance, depositional environments and principles of stratigraphy. The course consist of lectures, group field work, mandatory lab exercises (grain size analysis, paleocurrent measurements, logging, thin-section analysis, etc.), and an excursion to Bornholm, Denmark.

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Tuition Fee

Please contact the department.
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

This course can be taken as an elective course.

Circa one week before the course, admitted students will receive an email about the registration procedure.

Further questions about the course, reregistration (omregistrering) or the Earth Sciences program:


Department of Earth Sciences
Box 460
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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