|| EA20110 |
|| ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT |
|| 2003/2004 |
|| Dr Nicholas J G Pearce |
|| Semester 2 |
|| Professor Alex Maltman, Professor David Kay, Mr Jonathan N Turner |
|| GG10610 |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || 18 Hours 9 x 2 hours |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Written examination.||60%|
|Semester Assessment|| Essay: In-course assessed essay to be submitted by the end of week 9.||40%|
|Supplementary Assessment|| 2 hour written examination (60%); In-course assessment marks to be carried forward: 40%.|| |
On completion of this module students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of
the issues confronting management of the physical environment
specific examples of ways in which systems are managed
the interplay of physical processes and anthropogenic activity
The module provides an introduction to aspects of the management of geological and geomorphological systems. The course covers a wide range of issues associated with specific problems at various spatial scales.
This course covers a broad range of topics concerned with the theme of managing geomorphological and geological systems.
1. Historical attitudes to nature and the environment.
2. Strategies for the disposal of municipal and hazardous wastes
3. Aspects of the conservation of important Earth Science sites
4. Arid land management
5. Examples of environments requiring specific forms of management (e.g. Karst landscapes, loess landscapes)
6. Management of water quality.
Paul T. Williams (1998) Waste Treatment and Disposal
David Savage (Edt) (1995) The Scientific and Regulatory Basis for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste
This module is at CQFW Level 5