Alpine and Glacial Ecology in Norway

A lot of science is done out in the field and learning field techniques and experiencing biology in the field is really important.


  • BSc Biological Sciences


Year Two

20 Credits

The module is a field course based in Finse, Norway. Six days are spent in the field observing habitats typical of the Low alpine region. A major feature of the course is the opportunity to directly observe succession occurring at the snout of retreating glaciers. There are three related components the course:

  1. Observation of unique alpine and glacial habitats
  2. Practical experience of ecological sampling and analysis
  3. Student centred learning in group projects. 


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