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MAAN7354 Global change 5 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Jukka Käyhkö
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X

Learning outcomes

Student will learn and understand the total environment; its geo-ecological and social processes in a region, the interplay between the system's components, and the institutional frameworks in the science of global change.


The changing earth is studied as a complex, dynamic system with special emphasis on the variability and changes of the system and its components on different spatio-temporal scales under human influence. In addition to purely environmental approach, current understanding of the interplay between the natural environment and societies will be deciphered, including themes such as sustainability. The course contents is flexible and may vary between the years containing lectures, reading list and group discussions/presentations, plus individual essay writing.

Teaching methods

Lectures, group discussions, self-studying, field class (optional).

Teaching language


Modes of study

Essay, participation in classroom work, participation in field class (if organised).


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

FM1 or FM2, period IV

Study materials

Reading list, other literature, databases, (empirical work)

Further information

The course is organised every second year, not organized 2017-2018.

Belongs to following study modules

Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Biologian laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Maantieteen ja geologian laitos