|Module Title||ENVIRONMENTAL GEOPHYSICS|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Robert Whittington|
|Course delivery||Lecture||33 Hours Eleven sessions in 3 hour blocks which will include some practical exercises.|
|Resit assessment||One two hour examination.|
This module will introduce the principles and practice of the use of geophysical methods in the non-invasive investigation of near surface physical-chemical phenomena which affect the management of local environments. The students will gain an understanding of the power and limiations of the various geophysical methods used in the environmental industry both on land and at sea.
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
Reynolds, J.M.. An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics. 1997. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 796pp.