Module Identifier GG30820  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Neil Glasser  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   22 Hours 11 x 2 hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   5 Hours 5 x 1 hour seminars  
  Practicals / Field Days   6 Hours 1 local field day (6 hours).  
Assessment Seminar presentation     15%  
  Course work   Poster presentation   35%  
  Exam   2 Hours   50%  
  Resit assessment   Resubmission of failed CA component. Resit failed examination.    

Module Outline (Lecture Themes)

Landforms and landscape.

Geomorphological Processes

Geological Processes

Site: Assessment:



Landscape conservation.

Module Aims

The aim of this module is to introduce to students the rationale, methods and concepts applied to geological and landscape conservation. This will be achieved through lectures, practicals, seminars and fieldwork. Each student will undertake an individual project as part of the module. This project will involve the construction of a poster displaying a site interpretation panel for a site of importance to geological and/or landscape conservation. Each student will also give a seminar presentation based on their poster explaining its aims, content and design.

Module objectives / Learning outcomes

After completing this module students should be able to :-

Reading Lists

Wilson, C.. (1994) Earth Heritage Conservation. Open University Press, Milton Keynes
O'Halloran, D., Green, C., Harley, M., Stanley, M. and Knill, J.. (1994) Geological and Landscape Conservation. The Geological Society, London ISBN 1-897799-09-8
Bennett, M.R. and Doyle, P.. (1997) Environmental Geology. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester ISBN 0-471-97459-5