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Lumen ja jään geofysiikka
Geofysik av snö och is
Geophysics of Snow and Ice
Aikaisemmat leikkaavat opintojaksot 53568 Lumen ja jään geofysiikka, 5 op
-Which degree programme is responsible for the course?
Master's Programme in Atmospheric Sciences
-Which module does the course belong to?
ATM300 Advanced Studies in Atmospheric Sciences (compulsory for Study Track in Geophysics of the Hydrosphere)
-Is the course available to students from other degree programmes?
Master’s level, degree programmes in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine = secondcycle
degree/EQF level 7
Doctoral level = third-cycle (doctoral) degree/EQF level 8
-Does the course belong to basic, intermediate or advanced studies (cf. Government Decree
on University Degrees)?
-The recommended time for completion may be, e.g., after certain relevant courses have
been completed. 2nd or 3rd year, no specific course requirements in advance
-The course may be offered in the autumn or spring term or both. Spring term in general, (but 2017-2018 autumn)
-If the course is not offered every year, this must be indicated here. Every 2n year, Autumn 2017, Spring 2019, Spring 2021....
-Specification of the teaching period when the course will be offered. III (in 2017 autumn it is II)
After the course students are able to:
The course consists of lectures, mathematical exercises and field exercise. At least 1/3 of the exercises must be completed. The field exercise can be compensated by laboratory work and report. Written exam is organised after the course.
Advanced undergraduate studies or BSc in natural sciences.
The first course in hydrology is recommended.
Required literature: Lecture notes
Leppäranta M. (2015) Freezing of lakes and the evolution of their ice cover.
Thomas D.N. (2017) Sea ice.
Leppäranta M. (2011) The drift of sea ice.Cuffey K. & Paterson W.S.B. (2010) The physics of glaciers.
Lectures, exercises, laboratory work and a field trip. Students will have mathematical exercises and write a report based on fieldwork.
Exam, report and exercises. Grading 1-5.