Marine Geology and Geophysics Cruise

The course will cover the following subjects: ocean water masses including sea-ice melting, sea-ice build up and brine formation; the dynamics of the ocean floor and its subsurface; fluid flow escape features; marine geohazards, modern and fossil ecosystems; paleoceanography, paleoclimate and glacial history.


This course is based on cruises with RV Helmer Hanssen in the waters of Svalbard, the Fram Strait or the Arctic Ocean. "Hot" international research topics and research questions relevant to AMGG will be studied in groups.

Course details

Academic level(s)PhD
CountryNorway
Language of instruction
InstitutionUiT The Arctic University of Norway
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits5.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyEarth science
Teaching place
Tagsfield workgeologyearth sciencemarine geologygeophysicsfieldworkcruise
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