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
GEOL1112 Resources of the Earth 2 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Krister Sundblad
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X

Learning outcomes

Students learn basic knowledge on the natural resources of the Earth


This course gives fundamental knowledge on the wide spectrum of non-renewable mineral, energy and water resources that exist on the earth, including metaliferous mineral deposits, industrial minerals, building stones, gravel, sand, soil, water, coal, oil and gas. Resources and reserves as well as geographical and geological distribution will be defined and discussed together with consumption patterns and environmental aspects of resource exploitation.

Teaching methods

Theoretical examinations

Teaching language


Modes of study

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

lectures and exam.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Press, F. & Siever, R. (2006): Understanding Earth tai Marshak, S., (2005): Earth, Potrait of a Planet


Further information

Level: Intermediate

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Geography and Geology
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 Geology
DP in Geography
DP in Geography
Finnish Study Modules