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Module

CEG2608 : Geological Field Mapping

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Cees van der Land
  • Lecturer: Dr Sanem Acikalin Cartigny
  • Owning School: Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Teaching Location: Off Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

The aim is to give students experience in field mapping of geological formations and structures. This module is a key aspect of the degree and will provide students with the key field skills needed their future careers. They will also learn to work successfully as a team.

Outline Of Syllabus

Students will spend 7 days producing a geological map of a 5km2 area on the Island of Arran. The students will work in groups of 3 and map the outcrops in the area. They will identify all the rock types observed, map their location, relationship to other rock formations and identify and map the presence of geological structures.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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