IT-distance – 7.5 credits, Course code GG4147
Start Fall/Spring term period 1
Language: English

The course covers Earth structure and plate tectonics at an advanced level. This includes divergent, convergent and strike-slip tectonics. Both experimentation and writing of a scientific article are part of this course.

Course page: www.tellus.geo.su.se 


Course Director
Alasdair SkeltonAlasdair Skelton
Department of Geological Sciences

Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm


Admission requirements

Knowledge equivalent to 60 credits in Geology or Geoscience, where the courses Tellus I 30 credits (GG2003) and Tellus II 22.5 credits (GG4033), alternatively Geology 30 credits (GG2006) must be included, and 7.5 credits in Structural Geology (GG4032/GG4132).


Please apply at: www.antagning.se 



Course literature

B. A. van der Pluijm and S. Marshak, 2010
Earth Structure – An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics
WW Norton & Co
ISBN: 9780393117806


Examination is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:

A = Excellent
B = Very good
C = Good
D = Satisfactory
E = Sufficient
Fx = Insufficient
F = Entirely insufficient

The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.

Department of Geological Sciences
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46 (0)8 16 20 00 | Web administrator ines.jakobsson[at]geo.su.se
In case of emergency call (08) 16 22 16 or (08) 16 42 00