Omfattning: 5

Tidtabel: 03.06.2019 - 25.06.2019

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

2018 - 2019 June (summer course)

2019 - 2020 June (summer course)

Lärandemål (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The student is aware of the basics of magnetism in different parts of the heliosphere including geomagnetism, solar magnetism, interplanetary magnetic field and magnetic disturbances carried by the solar wind.

The student is able to use magnetometer for measuring the strength of the Earth´s magnetic field, understand the basics of the data calibration and homogenization.

The student understands the basics of the magnetometer and how they are used for orienting CubeSats and larger satellites as well as used for navigation and scientific analysis.

The student is able to handle the time series on magnetic field for over days, months and decades by the basic programming tools, and is able to proceed basic statistical analysis.

Innehåll (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basics of geomagnetism
Basics of solar and solar wind magnetism
Field-work on magnetic field measurements
Basics of magnetometers on ground, on-board small and large satellites
Hands-on-data exercises on time series data analysis

Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

30% oral exam, 20% exercises, 50% field-work & report

Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures and hands-on-data practices 12 h
Field work at observatories 30 h
Project report writing & exercises 95 h

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Geomagnetismin ABC-kirja by H. Nevanlinna & English translations on that.

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basic knowledge on physics and mathematical methods. Not any prerequisites required.

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Anmälning (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Tilläggsinformation (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Further info: Eija Tanskanen,

language class 3: English


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