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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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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
GMAA4722 Lake and sea sediment surveys 7 ECTS
Organised by
Quaternary Geology
Person in charge
Professor Matti Räsänen, matti.rasanen@utu.fi, Professor Timo Saarinen, tijusa@utu.fi, Assistant Eila Varjo, eila.varjo@utu.fi
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X X X X

Learning outcomes

The objectives of the course are to learn the student to independently be able to use different physical, geophysical and chemical methods to the study of lake and sea sediments.


Practical lake and sea sediment surveys. Coring with Kullenberg device, RV Aurelia, Acoustic sounding with RV Aurelia, X-ray radiography of sediment cores, Chemical analysis (AAS).
Practical lake sediment coring course in sub-arctic environment (Finnish Lapland). Students will learn different coring techniques. During the course several different types of lakes will be cored.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

laboratory work, self-study depending on the efficiency of student.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In Finnish
  • In Finnish
Exercise(s) and Essay

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Succesful completion of reports

Further information

Organization responsible: Dept. of Geology

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Geography and Geology
Department of Geography and Geology
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Geography and Geology
DP in Geology
DP in Geography
Finnish Study Modules