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1.5.2019 kl. 00:01 - 16.6.2019 kl. 23:59



Master’s Programme in Geology and Geophysics is responsible for the course.

Optional course for:

  • Sedimentology course package (study track in Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology)
  • Sedimentary environments course package (study track in Palaeontology and Global Change)

The course is available to students from other degree programmes.

B.Sc. or equivalent studies completed

The course will provide students with an overview on 1) methods for studying sea/lake bottom structure, sediment properties and geochronology; 2) aquatic sedimentary environments; 3) sedimentation processes and sediments in aquatic environment

The course is offered every other year in period III (2019, 2021).

METHODS: Acoustic-seismic surveys, geochronological methods (e.g. radiometric, isotopic, and biological methods, paleomagnetism, annually laminated sediments, relative dating method), coring techniques, stratigraphical methods, physical sediment proxies, and integrated sedimentological and ichnological analysis. 2) DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS AND SEDIMENTS: Deep-sea, glaciated shelves (Baltic Sea), lacustrine 3) PROCESSES: erosion/transportation/deposition, early diagenetic and biogenic alteration, geological physical, anthropogenic, and climatic forcing on sedimentation

Håkansson and Jansson (1983), Principles of lake sedimentology; Walker (2005), Quaternary dating methods, and selected publications; K. Pye (Ed.) (1994), Sediment Transport and Depositional Processes; Potter, Paul E., Maynard, J. B., Depetris, Pedro J.: Mud and Mudstones, Springer 2005

Graded 1-5

Vanha tutkinto: jos ilmoittaudut kirjatenttiin tai kurssikoodila, jolla pidetään useita opetustapahtumia, muista lisätä kirjan/kurssin nimi ja vastuuopettaja.

Contact teaching and independent studying. Contact teaching includes lectures, essays (optional) and final exam