Module Identifier ES20210  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Henry Lamb  
Semester Semester 1  
Other staff Professor David Kay, Dr Tony Jones, Dr Peter Abrahams, Dr Ronald Fuge, Professor William Adams, Dr Bill Perkins  
Pre-Requisite Acceptance to Level 2 Environmental Science  
Course delivery Lecture   4 Hours 4 x 1-1.5 hours  
  Practicals / Field Days   8 Hours  
Assessment Project report   Written reports on each of the field days to be submitted by the end of the following semester.   100%  
  Supplementary examination   Students who fail to attend the field course without good reason will not be permitted a resit. Students who attend the field course but fail the assessment will be given the opportunity to resubmit assessments by the first day of the resit period for a maximum mark of 40%. Students whose reasons for failing to attend the field course are condoned will be permitted to submit a project for assessment of a type and by a date to be agreed with the module co-ordinator, for a maximum mark of 100%.   100%  

Aims and objectives

On completion of the module, students should:-

Module outline

Lecture themes:

  1. Soil properties and botanical composition of upland grassland
  2. Coed Nant Llolwyn
  3. Habitat restoration at Rhos Llawr-cwrt NNR
  4. Water resource development and environmental impact
  5. Copper mineralisation and environmental consequences
  6. Environmental aspects of geology and geochemistry
  7. Palaeoecology and landscape history