Paleoclimatology and the ocean system, 7.5 ECTS

First level

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Study pace 25%
Study time Daytime
Study form IT-distance
Language English
Special eligibility requirements
90 ECTS credits in Geology or Earth Science including the courses Tellus 30 ECTS (GG2003), Tellus II 22.5 ECTS (GG4033) and Sedimentary Petrology 7.5 ECTS (GG4014/GG4144) or Sediment and Sedimentary Rocks 7.5 ECTS (GG4020/GG4120).

Description

This course is concerned with how past climate and ocean conditions are reconstructed from marine geological archives. It addresses ocean circulation and its role in climate, marine sediments and proxies for past ocean and climate signals, and the…

This course is concerned with how past climate and ocean conditions are reconstructed from marine geological archives. It addresses ocean circulation and its role in climate, marine sediments and proxies for past ocean and climate signals, and the tools for extracting these signals. We study major Cenozoic to recent shifts in Earth’s climate. Re-exams may be held on campus.

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Area of interests: Science and Mathematics

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth. Scientific knowledge makes it possible …

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth. Scientific knowledge makes it possible to critically examine the credibility of information in different areas of everyday life, society, and the media. As a scientist or mathematician, you will be attractive on a large job market that covers all parts of society and includes everything from pure technology companies to environment and healthcare, as well as research.

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Subject

Geological Sciences

Geological Sciences