Module Identifier EA31310  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Robert Whittington  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   33 Hours Eleven sessions in 3 hour blocks which will include some practical exercises.  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours   100%  
  Resit assessment   One two hour examination.    

Brief description
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.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module, students should be able to:

Reading Lists
Reynolds, J.M.. An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics. 1997. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 796pp.