Arctic Geoecology

The course examines global environmental changes and their consequences for biogeochemical processes in arctic and subarctic ecosystems. Particular focus is given to linkages between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, transport of nutrients and green house gases and effects of climate change on biological and geochemical processes. The course is given by researchers at Climate Impacts Research Centre in Abisko, Lapland. Important parts are fieldwork, methods and writing a scientific report.


Search terms: biogeochemistry, biological processes, geochemical processes, nutrients

Course details

Academic level(s)Master
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUmeå University
Begin date19.03.2018
End date01.06.2018
Registration deadline16.10.2017
ECTS credits15.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Teaching placeAbisko, Sweden
Tagsclimate changebiogeochemistrycarbon cycleaquatic ecology
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