Environmental Change on Geological Timescales, 5 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus
Start date: 29 August 2022
End date: 30 October 2022
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-18126 Application
Language of instruction: English
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 28 July 2022 – 28 August 2022
Entry requirements: 120 credits with 90 credits in earth science and Dynamics of Earth Systems - Global Chang, 10 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083
Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083
About the course
The transition to Quaternary ice age conditions is marked by numerous major climatic changes. This course considers debates about the nature and forcing of these fundamental shifts in the Earth system over multi-millennial and tectonic timescales. We will discuss and engage in environmental change reconstruction using studies of key long-term archives such as loess and marine sediments as well as consider the proposed tectonic forcing mechanisms that shape our current climate epoch.
Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala
Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA
Telephone: +46 18 471 25 07