20 Credits AUTUMN


Pre-requisites: GEO101, GEO108

GEO101 AND GEO108


Aims/Description: Huge changes at a global, regional and local scale have occurred in the last 2.6 million years of the earth's history (Quaternary period). These changes are ongoing with implications for both present and future environments. Methods and techniques to investigate past environmental changes from proxy data are outlined and illustrated. The course will raise issues related to the problems of distinguishing natural variability from that caused by humans, and the contribution of modelling to understanding and predicting changes in the environment.

Staff Contact: Professor Mark Bateman
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study,
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Geography):

Departmental Home Page
Teaching timetable

|

NOTE
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the presented information, but the University can accept no responsibility for any errors or omissions. University courses are continually reviewed and revised. The University reserves the right to discontinue courses of study and to amend Ordinances and Regulations governing courses of study whenever it sees fit. Students and others should enquire as to the up-to-date position when they need to know this.

URLs used in these pages are subject to year-on-year change. For this reason we recommend that you do not bookmark these pages or set them as favourites.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK