Paleogeography
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Course code
MLG6004.LT
old course code
MLG6004
Course title in Estonian
Paleogeograafia
Course title in English
Paleogeography
ECTS credits
3.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To introduce the students to an interdisciplinary analysis of the principles of physical geography, physics, biology and archaeology. To reconstruct the development of landscapes and geospheres in the past and predict their future.
Brief description of the course
The concept of temporal-spatial scale and its application in paleogeography, methods for reconstructing Holocene environments, palaeoecological techniques. An overview of the modern advances in the field of paleoclimatology, pleistocene glaciations.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- is able to understand dynamics of nature process, analyze nowadays global problems and human activity time-space impact to global problems.
Teacher
Tiiu Koff, professor
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