Orientation Day
29.8.2013
ORIENTATION for international students
/Department of Geosciences and Geography
Physicum, Lecture room D112, 29th August 2013 at 11.00-12.00
11.00 Welcome (Erasmus coordinator Mia Kotilainen)
(followed by)
Introduction of the Department of Geosciences and Geography
(prof. Juha Karhu)
11.05-12.00 Courses in English: Geography and Geology
Short presentations of each course (academic year 2013-2014)
Courses in Geology
Economic Geology: Thomas Wagner (5 courses)
Palaeontology: Mikael Fortelius (several teachers, 6 courses)
Structural Geology and Seismology: David Whipp (2) Annakaisa Korja (1) Pietari Skyttä and Francis Chopin (1)
Quaternary Science: Heikki Seppä (6 courses), Anu Kaakinen (2)
-Courses in Geography
GIS courses (Mika Siljander, Janne Heiskanen, Matti Möttus, Eduardo Maeda, 4 courses)
Urban Geography: Gareth Rice (3 courses), Michail Galanakis (1 course)
Development Studies: Paola Minoia (2 courses)
COURSES in English 2013-2014:
(Academic year 2013-2014)
DIVISION OF GEOLOGY:
Fall 2012 (1st and 2nd period)
54105 Ore Mineralogy (3 cp) Prof. Thomas Wagner
2.9.2013: Mon 08.15 - 16.00 C106, Physicum
3.9.2013: Tue 08.15 - 16.00 C106, Physicum
4.9.2013: Wed 08.15 - 16.00 C106, Physicum
5.9.2013: Thu 08.15 - 10.00 C106, Physicum
6.9.2013: Fri 08.15 - 12.00 C106, Physicum EXAM
54279 Theme course: Natural history of vertebrates, 4 cp
MSc Mikko Haaramo, period 1, 9.9–20.10.2013, Mon and Fri 10–12, (C108, 20)
54371 Geodynamics, 5 cp
Assistant Prof. David Whipp, period 1, 3.9–17.10.2013, Tue and Thu 10–12, (10, C108 + group work space)
1
54279 Special courses in variable topics (palaeontology): Introduction to statistical paleobiology (2 op ) Doc
Lee Hsiang Liow
4.9.2013: Wed 13.15 - 16.00 C108, Physicum
9.9.2013: Mon 12.15 - 14.00
11.9.2013: Wed 12.15 - 14.00
16.9.2013: Mon 12.15 - 14.00
18.9.2013: Wed 12.15 - 14.00
2.10.2013: Wed 13.15 - 16.00 C108, Physicum
Apart from the first and the last lecture (Physicum C108), the course will be remote online/video teaching (Exactum
A114, video room).
54279 Theme course: Mammalian diet evolution 4 cp
PhD Diana Pushkina, periods 1–2, 23.9–3.12.2013, Tue 12–14, C108 (15)
54106 Ore Geology (6 cp) Prof. Thomas Wagner
28.10.2013 - 11.12.2013: Mon 14.15 - 16.00 C108, Physicum
28.10.2013 - 11.12.2013: Wed 14.15 - 16.00 C108, Physicum
Labs:Ore Geology
28.10.2013 - 11.12.2013: Wed 16.15 - 18.00 C108, Physicum
54019 Introduction to Quaternary Geology (2 cp) Prof. Heikki Seppä BSC-level
29.10.2013 - 12.12.2013: Tue 14.15 - 16.00 E207, Physicum
29.10.2013 - 12.12.2013: Thu 12.15 - 14.00 E207, Physicum
The course language is English
54116 Structural Geology II (3 cp) PhD Pietari Skyttä and PhD Francis Chopin
29.10.2013 - 10.12.2013: Tue 10.15 - 12.00 BK106 (Exactum)
Practicals: Structural Geology II
30.10.2013 - 27.11.2013: Wed 11.15 - 14.00 B121, Exactum
4.12.2013 - 11.12.2013: Wed 12.15 - 14.00 C107, Physicum
54129 Paleoceanography (2 cp) Doc Arto Miettinen
30.10.2013 - 22.11.2013: Wed 12.15 - 14.00 C108, Physicum
30.10.2013 - 22.11.2013: Fri 12.15 - 14.00 C108, Physicum
Spring 2013 (3rd and 4th period)
54296 Palaeoclimatology, 3 cp
Prof. Heikki Seppä, 13.1–28.2.2014, Mon 10–12 and Fri 10–12, E205 (20)
54261 Advanced seminar in palaeobiology and palaeoclimatology, 2-4 cp
Prof. Mikael Fortelius, Prof. Heikki Seppä, PhD Anu Kaakinen, 13.1–24.2.2014 and 10.3–14.4.2014, Mon 12–14,
(C108, 20)
54210 Pollen analysis, 4 cp
MSc Niina Kuosmanen, MSc. Li Jianyong, 14.1–27.2.2014, Tue and Thu 9–12, (C108, 10)
54289 Plant macrofossil analysis, 3 cp
Doc. Minna Väliranta 15.1.-24.2.2014, Wed 12.15-14.00 C108
54357 Thematic Course in Economic Geology: Hydrothermal Geochemistry, 3 cp
Prof. Thomas Wagner, 15.1–26.2.2014, Wed 14–16, D114 (15)
54050 Fossil Recognition (3 cp) BSC-level Prof. Fortelius
15.1.2014 - 14.5.2014: Tue 14.15 - 16.00 B121, Exactum
Practicals: Fossil Recognition
18.1.2014 - 10.5.2014: Fri 10.15 - 12.00 C108, Physicum
54026 Tectonics (5 cp) Doc Annakaisa Korja
17.1. - 28.2.2014: Fri 10.15 - 12.00 D112, Physicum
Exam 28.3.2014
Practicals: Tectonics
24.1.2014 - 28.2.2014: Fri 12.15 - 14.00 D112, Physicum
14.3.2014 - 21.3.2014: Fri 10.15 - 12.00 D112, Physicum
54070 Introduction to Quantitative Geology (5 cp) ) BSC-level Assistant Prof. David Whipp
10.3.2014 - 30.4.2014: Mon 14.15 - 16.00 C108, Physicum
10.3.2014 - 30.4.2014: Wed 14.15 - 16.00 D211, Physicum
54279 Special courses on variable topics (palaeontology): All about teeth, 4 cp
Lectures and labs: Prof. Mikael Fortelius, 31.3–4.4.2014 and 14.4–16.4.2014, Mon 10–12, Tue and Wed 10–16, Thu
10–14, and Fri 12–14, (C108, 20)
54293 Sequence Stratigraphy, 2 cp
PhD Octavian Catuneanu, 7.–11.4.2014, Mon 10–12, Tue 10–16, Wed 10–18, Thu 10–14, and Fri 12–16, C108 (20)
54357 Modeling Hydrothermal Systems, 3 cp
Prof. Thomas Wagner, period 4, 5.–7.5.2014, Mon–Wed 10–12 and 14–16, C107 (10)
54212 Field trip: Paleozoic in Estonia, 1 cp
Prof. Heikki Seppä, period 4, 12.–15.5.2014, (15)
54298 Field Course of Clastic Sedimentology, 2 cp
PhD Anu Kaakinen, Dos. Phil Gibbard, 19.–23.5.2014, Mon–Fri, Lammi field station
54109 Mining Course (3 cp) prof. Thomas Wagner
during 1.5.2014 - 18.5.2014
Course will be arranged in May 2014 (1 week). Additional information will be given out later.
DIVISION OF GEOGRAPHY:
Fall 2012 (1st and 2nd period)
56153 Concepts,Theories and Urban Studies (3 cp)
PhD Gareth Rice
3.9.2013 - 15.10.2013: Tue 10.15 - 12.00 E206, Physicum
562820 RasterGIS, (5 op)
PhD Mika Siljander
4.9.2013 - 16.10.2013:Wed 12.15 - 16.00 A113, Physicum
564191 Current debates in Development Geography, (5 cp)
PhD Paola Minoia 10.9.2013 - 12.12.2013: - A115, Physicum
Online course; two meetings: Tue 10.9. 9-10 and Thu 12.12. 12-14, A115
564024 Tourism and Development, (5 cp) PhD Paola Minoia
29.10.2013 - 10.12.2013: Tue 10.15 - 12.00 E205, Physicum
Practicals, 31.10.2013 - 10.12.2013: Thu 10.15 - 12.00 A111, Physicum
560751 Urban public spaces, 5 cp)
PhD Michail Galanakis
29.10.2013 - 29.11.2013: TI 12.15 - 14.00 D112, Physicum
1.11.2013 - 29.11.2013: PE 12.15 - 14.00
Exam Friday 29.11, 14-17 o’clock
560761 Basic hydrological concepts with GIS applications, (3 cp)
PhD Eduardo Maeda
30.10.2013 - 13.11.2013: Wed 10.15 - 12.00 BK106 (Exactum)
Practicals, 30.10.2013 - 4.12.2013: Wed 12.15 - 16.00 A113, Physicum
561550 Topics in Urban Geography, (3 cp)
PhD Gareth Rice
31.10.2013 - 12.12.2013: Thu 12.15 - 14.00 E205, Physicum
Spring 2013 (3rd and 4th period)
562827 Imaging spectroscopy, (4 cp)
PhD Matti Mottus
13.1.2014 - 11.2.2014: Mon 10.15 - 12.00 D104, Physicum
14.1.2014 - 11.2.2014: Tue 10.15 - 12.00 E205, Physicum
Practicals, 21.1.2014 - 20.2.2014: Tue 12.15 - 16.00 A113, Physicum
23.1.2014 - 20.2.2014: Thu 12.15 - 16.00
561552 The Politics of the Public City, (3 cp)
PhD Gareth Rice
12.3.2014 - 23.4.2014: Wed 12.15 - 14.00 E206, Physicum
563010 Advanced remote sensing, (4 cp) PhD Janne Heiskanen
31.3.2014 - 15.4.2014: Mon and Tue 10.15 - 12.00 D104, Physicum
7.4.2014 - 6.5.2014: Mon and Tue 12.15 - 16.00 A113, Physicum
WEB course:
560411 Basics of GIS for English-speaking students (web course), 3 cr.
PhD Mika Siljander
Starting on 10.09.2013 using mainly Quantum GIS but also ArcGIS 10.1 software Web GIS course implemented in
Moodle platform:
https://moodle.helsinki.fi/course/view.php?id=10279
- ennrollment key: gisme2013
Students will make GIS practicals and return final report to Moodle If you want to take the course email to [email protected] as it is not in WebOodi.
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