Environmental geology, case study
15 credits (ECTS)
The teaching includes lectures, group tuition, individual exercises, group work, laboratory sessions, a field trip, and a larger case study where principles and methods should apply. Everything except lectures is compulsory. The course covers:
- Small-scale systems where soil and sediment properties is characterised in relationto environmental processes.
- Large-scale systems where relations and trends in different environments are compared
- Modelling and application of geological knowledge in environmental work. The case study consist mainly of an independently completed presentation assignment,or group assignment of one or more case studies connected to environmental geological issues. Usually an area is chosen where current societal issues forms the background for several project work. The case study aims to give a practical exercise of environmental geological knowledge.