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ZO5010: FIELD TRIP (CROMARTY) (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This course will provide a background to current coastal zone management issues, and an opportunity to explore how scientific data can be used to support management at the University’s Lighthouse Field Station at Cromarty.  Key case studies will involve an exploration of the management and research requirements for Special Areas of Conservations; marine protected areas that have been established under the European Habitats Directive to protect bottlenose dolphins, harbour seals and salmon.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Professor Paul Thompson
  • Dr Philip Smith

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

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Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Lectures, field trips and problem solving sessions, as well as opportunities to meet representatives of management bodies to discuss how this information is used in practice.

Associated Costs


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Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Course Learning Outcomes


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