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SOEE3040 Easter Field Class (Geological Science)

10 creditsClass Size: 60

Module manager: Jacqueline Houghton
Email: j.houghton@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Pre-requisite qualifications

Successful completion of Geological Science year 2.

This module is mutually exclusive with

SOEE3560Petroleum Reservoir Fieldtrip

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

An eight-day field class looking at the Permian/Mesozoic and Quaternary sedimentary sequences of North Yorkshire, with a focus on environmental, economic and engineering geology. The class will run as either residential, a series of one day trips or as an online virtual fieldwork experience, depending upon government and University of Leeds guidelines with respect to fieldwork provision.

Objectives

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module students will be able to:

1) deploy accurate standard techniques of analysis and enquiry, integrating theoretical knowledge and field-based data collection, to solve advanced fieldwork problems on a conceptual level;

2) integrate and critically evaluate data gathered during fieldwork to synthesise geological models of the local regional geology.

3) conform to professional boundaries and norms and have a professional understanding of the practical, economic, and ethical implications of the utilisation of geological resources at professional industry standard.


Syllabus

This fieldtrip will not incur a cost in 2020-21 as it is effectively a core module on your programme of study.

- Geological observations/syntheses in the field.
- Preparatory lecture(s) and self-study of background materials.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lectures41.004.00
Fieldwork164.0064.00
Private study hours32.00
Total Contact hours68.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Fieldwork Supervision,
Field Notebook

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
FieldworkFieldwork Notebook0.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)0.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Open Book exam2 hr 00 mins100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:25:48

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