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Earth, Life and Climate

Master

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Earth, Life and Climate is an interdisciplinary study of the processes that govern past, present and future climates, environments and biotic responses.
The programme Earth, Life, and Climate explores the fundamental processes which regulate the past, present, and future dynamics of sedimentary systems, biodiversity, and climate, as well as their evolution. It provides the knowledge to understand climate change and its impact on natural environments such as soils, sediments, lakes, groundwater, wetlands, estuaries, and oceans.

The main topics include the evolution of life, the development of sedimentary basins, carbon sources and sinks, biogeochemical and geochemical fingerprinting of sedimentary processes/environments, and climate reconstruction.

Students will learn state-of-the-art reconstruction methods, modelling techniques, and laboratory experiments used in a wide range of earth and beta science disciplines. These disciplines include biogeology, palaeontology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, environmental geochemistry, organic geochemistry, hydrology, physical geography, geology, biology, climate dynamics, and palaeoceanography. Students utilize these skills in their own research project or in the traineeships they undertake in preparation for an international career in applied or fundamental research.

Language

English

Title

Master of Science

Duration

1 year

ECTS credits

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Accreditation

NVAO

Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Jun '24 1 Apr '24
1 Sep '25 1 Jun '25 1 Apr '25

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3584 CS Utrecht
030 - 2533550

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