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Quaternary Development and Paleoclimate

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: GVK440

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

The purpose of the course is to understand the character and the causes of climate changes that have taken place during the last 2.5 MA, the Quaternary Period. Many climate proxies, including stratigraphic, paleontological, geomorphological, and geochemical evidence for climate change, is addressed. The course is part of subject concentrations in Quaternary geology, marine geology, physical geography and climatology. The course consists of field work, a field trip to DK, lectures, seminars and labs.

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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: http://www.universityadmissions.se

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

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