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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 2017–2018
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
GMAA4833 Field course I: Fennoscandian Quaternary glacial environment and sequence stratigraphy 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
Department of Geography and Geology

Learning outcomes

The students will learn the basics in general glacial geology and the primary field evidence on which the interpretation of the Quaternary glacial history of Eastern Fennoscandia is based on. They will also learn to critically use primary research literature and to understand glacial sequence stratigraphy.

General description

Preparation for the field course by reading Bennet and Glasser: Glacial Geology textbook and some central research papers of Scandinavian Quaternary geology and glacial sequence stratigraphy. A one-week field course with visits to key sections described in the research papers. Exercises in field documentation.

Teacher responsible

Matti Räsänen


Numeric 0-5.

Evaluation criteria

based on written exam of the study materials

Study materials

Bennet and Glasser (2009): Glacial Geology and 6 research papers on Fennoscandian Quaternary history and glacial sequence stratigraphy.

Further information

Info session: 9.3.2018 at 13.15-14.00, room 205, Geohouse.

The fieldwork of this course is arranged in April.

Number of the participants is limited to 8.