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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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
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GMAA4734 Environmental History: Natural Sciences Perspective to Anthropogenic Influence 4 ECTS
Organised by
Quaternary Geology
Person in charge
Prof. Timo Vuorisalo, timovuo@utu.fi.

Learning outcomes

The course aims to study human impact on the physical and biological environment from prehistory to present.


The recommended textbook is Goudie, A. 2005: The Human Impact on the Natural Environment. 6th ed. Blackwell Science.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

Independent reading for the book exam. Possible examination dates can be checked at nettiopsu.utu.fi.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Geography and Geology
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Geography and Geology
DP in Geology
DP in Geography
Finnish Study Modules