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Quaternary Development and Paleoclimate

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: GVK440
Autumn 2019
100% Day
Period: 5 November 2019 - 5 December 2019
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

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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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 120 credits within the main subject Earth Sciences.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 550 SEK
First payment: 14 550 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

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

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