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Core 1: English in Environmental Science; Написание научных текстов и научный английский язык / Writing up Research and Academic English (2 CP)

Core 2: Philosophic Problems of Natural Science and History of Cold Regions Research (1 CP)

Core 3: Special Aspects of Higher Mathematics (Object-Oriented Programming for Science; Soft Skills; Statistic) and GIS (3 CP)

 

 

 Module 1. Basics on Cold Regions Sciences (12 Credit Points (CP))


•  Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Climate Dynamics (2 CP)
• Cold Region Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology (2 CP)
•  Permafrost Hydrology and Hydrometeorology (2 CP)
• Permafrost: Definitions, Properties and Development (2 CP)
• Particularities of Cold Region Geology (2 CP)
•  Glaciology (2 CP)

 

Module 2. Periglacial landscapes (7 CP)


•  Landscapes of Periglacial Regions (2 CP)
•  Trace gas fluxes in Permafrost (1.5 CP)
•  Humic substances of permafrost affected soils and sediments (1.5 CP)
•  Biogeochemical Cycles in Permafrost Landscapes (2 CP)

 

 Module 3: Quaternary paleogeography of Cold Regions (7 CP)


•  Paleolimnology and paleoclimatology of Cold Regions (2 CP)
•  Methods of Geochronometry and Micropaleontology in Cold Regions studies (2 СР)
•  Geomorphology and Subaerial Quaternary Deposits of Permafrost (1.5 CP)
•  Paleo soils of periglacial zone of high Pleistocene (1 CP)
•  Isotopic methods in paleogeography (1 CP)

 

Module 4: Geochemistry and geoecology of Cold Regions (7 CP)


•  Hydroecology and Sustainability of Cold Regions Aquatic Ecosystem (1 CP)
•  Polar Medicine (1 СР)
• Carbon Transformation in Land-Ocean connection Zone (1 СР)
•  Regional policy in permafrost regions (1,5 CP)
• Heat exchange in atmosphere surface layer and soil active layer (1 СР)
• Different Scale Modeling (1.5 CP)

 

Module 5: Soils un Permafrost (7 CP)


•  Permafrost Soils and Landscapes in the Climate System (2 CP)
•  Soil Mapping, Field course (2 CP)
•  Soils and Land Use of Wetlands (seminars) (1,5 CP)

 

 Module 6: Biogeochemistry of Cold Regions (7 CP)


•  Terrestrial Ecosystem Processes within Earth System Models (2 CP)
•  Application of Stable Isotopes in Terrestrial Ecosystems (3 CP)
•  Using the Eddy Covariance Method (2 СР).

 

Qualification Research Paper (Master Thesis) Defense