Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
MAAN7315 Marine and coastal spatial planning 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Maantieteen tutkinto-ohjelma (FM)
Department of Geography and Geology

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, students will have theoretical and methodological skills to tackle with real-world challenges around this topic.

- Learn how pressures conflict the management in the Baltic Sea (using GoF as an example)
- Experience the multidisciplinary and international dimension of MSP
- Practice real life puzzling (work on a spatial plan, evaluate and utilize available information)
- Network with national and international specialists and students from different subjects
- Participate in European Maritime Day and Baltic Sea Forum in Turku 18.-20.5.2016

General description

This is a course about anthropogenic pressures and spatial planning in marine and coastal environments. The focus is in the Baltic Sea but the topic is generally applicable in also other areas. The course is organized jointly by the Department of Geography and Geology of the University of Turku and Environmental and Marine Biology of the Åbo Akademi University.

Teacher responsible

Risto Kalliola

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Group 1
Tue 29-Mar-2016 at 9-12, sh 412, Natura, 4th floor
Mon 4-Apr-2016 at 9-12, sh 412
Mon 11-Apr-2016 at 9-12, sh 412
Wed 13-Apr-2016 at 9-12, Aud. Wikgren, Biocity, ground floor
Thu 14-Apr-2016 at 9-12, Aud. Wikgren
Mon 25-Apr-2016 at 9-12, Granö-hall (hall XV), Natura, 4th floor
Mon 2-May-2016 at 9-12, Aud. Wikgren
Mon 9-May-2016 at 9-12, Aud. Wikgren, Final seminar

Further information

The course is held during weeks 13-19 (presence required), final seminar 9.5.

- Excursion to Helsinki and Tallinn by ferry (Tue 19. - Wed 20.4.), own costs include meals and travel.
- Participate in European Maritime Day and Baltic Sea Forum in Turku (Wed 18.- Fri 20.5.)
- Tue 31.5. Deadline for leaving course portfolio

How to apply: Send a letter of intent describing your thematic interest and commitment, and your transcript of study records to Sonja sonja.salovius@abo.fi (contact person) at latest on 26.2.2016. Selected students will be contacted during week 9. Student intake is restricted to 14 students (not enrolled at hosting universities can be included).