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Marine Environmental Geology

Course
Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11951
Tuition
Full education cost: 29 750 SEK
First payment: 29 750 SEK

About

The course consists of theory and applied studies in marine environmental geology, hydrography and costal oceanography. The links between anthropogenic impact, geological, sedimentary, physical, chemical, geochemical, hydrographic and biological processes in the ocean, both in the water column and in the sediment is highlighted, as well as the importance of recent sediments for the marine environment, with a particular focus on the role of sediments in environmental monitoring. Also mapping methodology and technology are covered.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

150 credits in the main field of Earth Sciences or Marine Sciences is required. Student with an equivalent education may be given admission to the course after examination.

Selection

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

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.