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 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MAAN7354 Global change 5 ECTS
Organised by
Geography
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.

Contents

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

English

Modes of study

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

Evaluation

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

Department of Geography and Geology
Department of Biology
2017–2018
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Geography and Geology
DP in Geology
DP in Geology
DP in Geography
DP in Geography
Finnish Study Modules