Module Identifier EA30120  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Ronald Fuge  
Semester Semester 1  
Course delivery Lecture   40 Hours 20 x 2 hours  
Assessment Supplementary examination   3 Hours exam and the resubmission of failed coursework component.   100%  
  Essay   2,500 words   25%  
  Exam   3 Hours   75%  

Module Outline (Lecture Themes)

Geochemical Maps

Geochemistry of Primary Environment

Anthropogenic influences on geochemistry

Environmental Geochemistry and Health

Organic pollutants

Radioactivity in the environment

Stable isotope geochemistry

Module Aims

To introduce the concept of geochemistry of the total environment and outline some of the problems posed to the biosphere.

Module objectives / Learning outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to demonstrate :-

Reading Lists

British Geological Survey. Regional Geochemical Atlases for the United Kingdom.
Appleton, J.D., Fuge, R. and McCall, G.J.H. (Edts). (1996) Environmental Geochemistry and Health.. Geological Society Special publication 113.