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CENTRE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING - SCIENCE

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KL 107Z / KL 197Z
THE DYNAMIC PLANET
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Sally Middleton

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Note(s): This course is available in both the first half session and through the Summer

The geological timescale
Relative dating and Uniformitarianism
Sedimentary deposits and way up
Sequence deposits and way up
Sequence and bio-stratigraphy
Palaeontology
Geohazards
Absolute dating
Topography
The interior of the Earth
P and S waves
Plate tectonics and the Wilson cycle

This course will be delivered independently through MyAberdeen.

1st Attempt: 100% continuous assessment (continuous assessment (50%)and end of course assessment (50%)).

Resit: 1 paper equivalent to end of course assessment (100%).