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 2017–2018
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
GMAA4834 Field course II: 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 to critically use primary research literature, make own field documentation and build up a glacial sequence stratigraphic framework.

General description

Preparation for the field course by reading Evans and Benn (2004): A practical guide to the study of glacial sediments textbook. A one-week field course with visits to key geological sections. Exercises in field documentation. Editing the field documentation into a full sequence stratigraphic presentation after the course. This framework is then presented in a closing seminar.

Teacher responsible

Matti Räsänen


Numeric 0-5.

Evaluation criteria

based on written exam of the study materials

Study materials

D.J.A. Evans, D.I. Benn (2004): A Practical Guide to the Study of Glacial Sediments and 6 research papers on Fennoscandian Quaternary history and glacial sequence stratigraphy. The field documentation data used to build up the glacial sequence stratigraphic framework.

Further information

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

The fieldwork of this course is arranged in April.

The number of the participants is limited to 8.