You will learn about those processes and landforms that shape our high mountain environment. This is a summer field course where you stay at Tarfala research station for two weeks sometime in the beginning of August.
You will learn about those processes and landforms that shape our high mountain environment. The course consists of two parts:
- Theory with lectures, exercises, and reports (distance learning). Also includes reading of course literature in preparation of the field component.
- A field component at the Tarfala Research Station, Kebnekaise (July 29 to August 9), with excursions, field exercises, and group projects involving the collection and analysis of field data.
Please note that the field course involves long hikes and work during sometimes difficult mountain weather conditions. The course is given in English. The course fee is about 2700 SEK plus traveling expenses.
Note: This course is at undergraduate level (first cycle).
Language of instruction
Summer term 2020. Study tempo 100%.
Competence equivalent to at least 60 ECTS credits in Earth sciences or 90 ECTS credits in Geography. Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or equivalent.
|Language of instruction||English|
|Fields of study||Earth science|
|Teaching place||Tarfala Research Station, Kebnekaise|
|Tags||field schoolsummer schoolalpine environmentglacialglaciershigh mountain|