Module Identifier EAM0630  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Robert Whittington  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   11 Hours 11 x 2 hour  
  Seminars / Tutorials   5 Hours 5 x 1 hour  
  Practical   11 x 1 hour, 2 days of fieldwork (16 hours)  
Assessment Presentation   Oral presentation of individual project   10%  
  Project report   Individual written report on group fieldwork project   25%  
  Project report   Written report of individual project   15%  
  Exam   2 Hours   50%  
  Resit assessment   Failed reports and essays can be resubmitted to the IGES office on or before the first day of the summer resit period (normally mid-August). Written exam can be re-taken at that time.    

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, students will be able to

Brief description

This module will provide training in the principles and practices of the geophysical methods used in the environmental industry on land and at sea to investigate near surface physical-chemical phenomena which affect the management of local environments. It will include two days of field work which will be written up as an individual report. The interpretation of industrial data sets will be presented as oral and written reports.

Reading Lists

Reynolds, J M. (1997) An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics. Wiley