The course covers terrestrial biogeochemistry from atmosphere to the land and on to the water, and how biogeochemical conditions within terrestrial ecosystems are affected by natural processes and human activity. The course includes A) an enhanced theory blocks focusing on terrestrial biogeochemistry, B) a project work where students plan and carry out a scientific study to test a biogeochemical question.
Application and eligibility
Terrestrial biogeochemistry, 15 hp
Spring Term 2018
Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018
Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018
Type of studies
120 ECTS including 60 ECTS in earth science / physical geography, or 60 ECTS in Biology or 60 credits Chemistry and 30 ECTS in earth science / physical geography, or 60 ECTS Environmental Science and 30 ECTS in earth science / physical geography, or the equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application deadline was
16 October 2017.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.