NOTE: course won't be offered until spring 2016. After completing the course students will have the knowledge and skills necessary to construct industrial plants (mines, smelters, on-shore oil installations, hydro-electric stations) and the related infrastructure (roads, ports, airports) on rock and permafrost in remote areas.
Geotechnics and Geophysics
Geophysics measurement methods
Mechanical properties of snow and ice
Permafrost – primarily in rocks
Construction of roads and landing strips
Hydroelectric power plant construction
Infrastructure for industrial plants
Note: The course should normally be taken as part of the Arctic Semester package together with 11815 and 11852, but the course can also be taken as an Open University course provided a field safety course has been completed.
|Language of instruction||English|
|Fields of study||Engineering and engineering trades (others)Architecture and town planning|
|Teaching place||Sisimiut, Greenland|
|Teaching term||Spring (2016)|