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Palaeobiology and Palaeoclimatology Mikael Fortelius & Heikki Seppä 54210 Pollen analysis (4 cp). FM Kuosmanen & Jiyanong Li, Tue 9–12 and Thu 9–12, C108.

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1 Palaeobiology and Palaeoclimatology Mikael Fortelius & Heikki Seppä Pollen analysis (4 cp). FM Kuosmanen & Jiyanong Li, Tue 9–12 and Thu 9–12, C108 (period 3; 14.1.– ) Paleoclimatology (3 cp). Professor Seppä, Mon 10– 12 and Fri 10–12, lecture room E205 (period 3; 13.1.– ) Advanced Seminar in Palaeobiology and Palaeoclimatology (2–4 cp). Professor Fortelius, Doc. Kaakinen, Prof. Seppä, Mon 12–14, lecture room E207 (periods 3 and 4; 13.1.– ). Paleoceanography (2 cp). Doc. Miettinen, Wed 12-14, Fri (period )

2 54289 Plant macrofossils (3 cp). Doc. Minna Väliranta, Wed C108 (Period 3, ) Introduction to Quaternary Geology (2 cp.). Prof. Seppä, Tue 14-16, Thu 12-14, lecture room E207 (Period 2, ) Current topics in Palaeobiology and Palaeoclimatology (5 cp). Keyan Fang, Ferhat Kaya, ( ) Wed C108.

3 Quaternary Geology Heikki Seppä Tue 14–16 and Thu 12–14 E207 (Period 2; – ). Registration in WebOodi Global environmental history during the last 2.6 Ma Ice age theory, glacials and interglacials, ice cores, deep sea cores, proxy records, human evolution

4 Paleoceanography Paleoceanography (2 cr) , Wed & Fri Docent Arto Miettinen Course contents: - ocean dynamics (e.g. ocean circulation, ocean-atmosphere interactions) - research methods in paleoceanography - paleoceanographic history of the North Atlantic

5 Palaeoclimatology Heikki Seppä Mon 10–12 and Fri 10–12, E205 (Period 3; 13.1.– ). Registration in WebOodi Climate history of the Earth since its formation 4.6 Ga ago Origin of the atmosphere, first ice ages, Snowball earth hypothesis, warmest periods in the Earth history, Cenozoic cooling, initiation of the current ice age

6 54210 Pollen analysis (4cr) Niina Kuosmanen & Jianyong Li Fieldwork Sample preparation in laboratory Introduction to pollen identification and microscopy Pollen analysis and research applications Tue and Thu 9–12, C108, 14.1.–

7 Plant macrofossils Minna Väliranta Wed C018 (Period ) Plant remains in Quaternary sediments Lectures and lab work Sampling, identification of plant macrofossils, data handling

8 Palaeozoic in Estonia Mikael Fortelius & Heikki Seppä Period 4; 12.5.– Registration in WebOodi Field excursion to Estonia, 4 days, bus travel, local experts Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian and Devonian localities Stratigraphy, rocks, fossils Oil shale mining museum and Ice age museum visits


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