Module Identifier ES20210  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Dr Henry F Lamb  
Semester Semester 1  
Other staff Professor David Kay, Dr Tony Jones, Dr Peter W Abrahams, Dr Bill Perkins  
Pre-Requisite Acceptance to Level 2 Environmental Science  
Course delivery Lecture   4 Hours 4 x 1-1.5 hours  
  Practical   8 Hours Practicals / Field Days.  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Project Report: Written reports on three of the field days to be submitted by the end of the following semester100%
Supplementary Exam 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%

Learning outcomes

On succesful completion of this module students should:-


Lecture themes:

  1. Soil properties and botanical composition of upland grassland
  2. Environmental appraisal of sewage disposal options at Aberporth
  3. Copper mineralisation and environmental consequences
  4. Environmental aspects of geology and geochemistry
  5. Palaeoecology and landscape history


This module is at CQFW Level 5