Module Identifier GG30310  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Bryn Hubbard  
Semester Semester 1  
Pre-Requisite None, although an ability to understand basic mathematical notation will be beneficial.  
Course delivery Lecture   10 x 1.5 to 2 hour lectures  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours Written examination. Answer two questions from four.   100%  
  Resit assessment   2 Hours Same format.   100%  

Module Outline (Lecture Themes)
Lecture themes:

Module objectives / Learning outcomes
By the end of module students will understand:

Module Aims
To provide students with a firm understanding of the fundamental principles of modern glaciology and its study.

Reading Lists
** Recommended Text
Benn, D. and Evans, D.. (1998) Glaciers and Glaciation. Arnold
Paterson, W.S. B.. (1994) The Physics of Glaciers. 3rd. Pergamon Press, Elsevier Science. Oxford
Bennett, M.R. & Glasser, N.F.. (1996) Glacial Geology : Ice Sheets and Landforms. Wiley
Drewry, D.. (1986) Glacial Geologic Processes. Arnold. London
Sugden, D. and John, B.S.. (1976) Glaciers and Landscape. Edward Arnold. London