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GEOLOGY AND PETROLEUM GEOLOGY

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GL 3512
FIELD TECHNIQUES 2
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Professor R Butler

Pre-requisite(s): GL 2014, GL 2015, GL 2510, GL 2511. Only available to students at level 3 of a Geoscience School Degree Programme.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Note(s): Fieldwork is a compulsory part of this course. Fieldwork may involve crossing rough terrain, including steep gradients, rocky areas and along cliffs, and may take place during inclement weather. Any student with concerns about this, who feels adjustments or additional support may be required, should contact the University's Disability Adviser or the Department Disability Co-ordinator as early as possible. The Department is committed to making reasonable adjustments to enable students to achieve the learning outcomes of the degree programme.

The course comprises 10 days of field work undertaken during second half-session. It consists of 6 days of advanced field observation, mapping, data recording and analysis and 4 days analysis of the structural and petrological characteristics of Caledonian granitoids and their country rock hosts. Maps, records of field observations, field syntheses and interpretations are produced and developed during the course.

Residential field course.

1st Attempt: 100% by in-course assessment including a 2000 word pre-fieldcourse report.
Most assessment will be carried-out whilst on fieldwork.

Resit: Repeat course.