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Marine Micropaleontology and Paleooceanography

Course
GVM460
Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-21553
Tuition
Full education cost: 30 250 SEK
First payment: 30 250 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

You learn parts of the marine microfossil fauna and flora development as well as major stratigraphic distribution of the important mollusks. Important are demersal and planctonical foraminiferer's significance for the interpretation of the contemporary as well as ancient marine environments. Applications of petrogeology is highlighted. The course covers paleooceanography with a focus on the temporal analysis of the evolutions of the ocean and its links to the climatic, oceanographic, eustathian and geographical changes.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

150 hec in the field of Earth Sciences and/or Marine Sciences is required. Basic knowledge in marine micropaleontology is recommended, as course MG0230.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

Facilities

The Gothenburg region offers proximity to a wide range of marine environments and our facilities include research stations and vessels.

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