Study Methods in Geoecology
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Geoökoloogilised uurimismeetodid
Course title in English
Study Methods in Geoecology
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Reimo Rivis (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To support the development of skills for preparing independent research in geosciences and choosing proper research methods.
To enable the students to apply theoretical knowledge in practice.
Brief description of the course
The course covers research methods used in geosciences: cartographic methods, positioning, surveying, basics of sample collection, collecting, preserving and analysing water-, snow-, soil-, plant-, etc samples; research methods of water bodies and wetlands; dating possibilities and methods for various objects; landscape transect; research methods of soils; granulometry, geomorphology
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge of basic geoecological field work and indoor methods and ability to use them;
- can choose an optimal method for solving a geoecological problem.
Reimo Rivis