Courses in Biogeochemical Cycles Study Track
Information about biogeochemical cycles courses.

The preliminary syllabus for the academic year 2021-2022 can be found here. The final syllabus will be published in Sisu. Please note, that some courses will not be lectured every academic year.

Biogeochemical Cycles, ad­vanced stud­ies (95-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (45-50 cr)
ATM301 Atmospheric and Earth Sciences Today (5 cr)
ATM345 Seminar in atmospheric sciences (5 cr)
ATM302 Climate.now (2 or 5 cr)
ATM303 Project course in atmospheric sciences (3 or 5 cr)
ATM350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
ATM399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (0 cr) (included in ATM301)

Optional course packages (50-70 cr)
Biogeochemical cycles
FOR-218 Basics of Biometeorology (5 cr)
ATM328 Global biogeochemical cycles (5 cr)
ATM359 Eddy covarience intensive course (5 cr)
ATM309 Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks (5 cr)
ECGS-011 Advanced aquatic biogeochemistry (5 cr)
ECGS-601 Ecosystems and climate change (5 cr)
FOR-228 Forest Ecosystem Biogeochemistry (5 cr)
FOR-229 Forest ecosystem hydrology and water balance (5 cr)
FOR-217 Forest and peatlands as modifiers of atmospheric composition (5 cr)
FOR-215 Mitigation of Climate Change in Forestry (5 cr)
FOR-212 Forest production, growth and yield (5 cr)
FOR-013 Soils and Climate Change (4 cr)
FOR-214 Simulation of Forest Growth with Ecological Models

Biometeorology
ATM331 Theory of micrometeorological flux measurements (5 cr)
ATM321 Field course in micrometeorology and hydrology (5 cr)
ATM328 Global biogeochemical cycles (5 cr)
ATM332 Terrestrial water, carbon and nitrogen cycles (5 cr)
ATM359 Eddy covariance intensive course (5 cr)
ATM333 Turbulence Theory (5 cr)
ATM309 Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks (5 cr)

Data analysis
ATM308 Statistical Tools for Climate and Atmospheric Science (5 cr)
ATM309 Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks (5 cr)
ATM310 Time Series Analysis in Geosciences (5 cr)
DATA11002 Introduction to Machine Learning (5 cr)
DATA12001 Advanced Course in Machine Learning (5 cr)

Other stud­ies (0-25 cr)

Other studies (0-25 cr)
Other studies can include study modules or courses from other programmes or courses from other study tracks. Also practical training and language studies can be included in other studies.