Coastal Geomorphology and Geoarchaeology
Become an expert in coastal landforms and landscapes and learn how these forms are affected by climate changes and human interventions← Back to courses
- CIVIS focus area
- Climate, environment and energy
- Open to
- Field of studies
- Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- Course dates
- 5-9 July 2022
The CIVIS course in “Coastal Geomorphology and Geoarchaeology” is organized through the CIVIS partnership and hosted by the University of Bucharest. It will take place in the field, where students will be trained in coastal landforms and landscapes, and how these forms are affected by climate changes and human interventions.
- Coastal processes
- Topographic, drone and water properties measurements
- Geographical analysis of coastal landforms
- Paleoenvironmental reconstructions
- Explain the formation of coastal landforms and how they can be used for coastal reconstructions
- Explain how coastal processes and landforms are affected by climate changes and human interventions
- Analyze coastal landforms and landscapes
- Perform paleo-environmental reconstructions
|Language: English||Dates: 5-9 July 2022|
|Format: physical||Duration of the course: 5 days|
|ECTS: 3*||N° of CIVIS scholarships: 20|
|Course location: Danube Delta, Romania||Contact point: Professor Niki Evelpidou|
* The recognition of ECTS depends on your home university.
This CIVIS course will be running for a total of 5 days.
A maximum of 12 international CIVIS students will be accepted in the CIVIS course for a total of 37 students.
There will be 30 hours of individual student workload and 45 contact hours.
There will be field activities and lectures 9 hours a day for 5 days.
This CIVIS course is open to Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD students from CIVIS Universities studying Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology. Bachelor students should be toward the end of their studies.
Interested students should send their CV and a short motivation letter to their university representative*:
- University of Bucharest: Professor Alfred Vespremeanu-Stroe & Assistant Professor Florin Tatui
- Stockholm University: Professor Stefan Wastegård & Dr. Britta Sannel
- National and Kapodistrian University of Athens: Professor Niki Evelpidou
- Universidad Autónoma de Madrid: Professor Belen Oliva
- Aix-Marseille Université: Assistant Professor Francois Sabatier
*If your university is not on the list, contact Professor Niki Evelpidou.
The application deadline is 17 April 2022. Selected students will be notified by the end of April 2022.
An assignment will have to be completed and presented by the end of the CIVIS school.
Main instructors of the CIVIS school:
- Professor Alfred Vespremeanu-Stroe, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography
- Assistant Professor Florin Tatui, Faculty of Geography, University of Bucharest
- Dr Mihaela Verga, Lecturer at the Faculty of Geography, University of Bucharest
- Dr MSc Niki Evelpidou, Professor, Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
- Dr MSc Anna Karkani, Post-doctoral researcher, Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
- Dr Stefan Wastegård, Professor, Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University.
- Dr Arjen Stroeven, Professor, Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University
- Dr Britta Sannel, senior lecturer at the Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University
- Dr Belén Oliva-Urcia, Associated professor of Geodynamics, Department of Geology and Geochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
- Assistant Professor Francois Sabatier, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, Aix-Marseille Université