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MR3510: HYDROGRAPHY (2022-2023)

Last modified: 21 Oct 2022 09:30


Course Overview

This course focuses on hydrography, navigation, and hydrographic survey. Students develop an appreciation of the concepts of coordinates, measurement, underwater acoustics, positioning, sounding, and different sources of hydrographic data and information. Students examine different surveying technologies, developments, and various environmental applications. The course is designed to bridge geography, coastal and marine studies, oceanography, digital mapping, hydrographic surveying, marine spatial planning, remote sensing, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Practical experience with hydrographic charts and tide tables for navigation provide an opportunity to introduce the student to a skilled area that may form the basis for a future career.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr David R. Green

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GG3549 Hydrography (Studied)
  • GG4549 Hydrography (Level 4) (Studied)
  • MR4510 Hydrography (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course focuses hydrography, navigation, and hydrographic survey. Students develop an appreciation of the concepts of coordinates, measurement, underwater acoustics, positioning, sounding, and marine law, and different sources of hydrographic data and information. Students examine different surveying technologies, developments, and various environmental applications. The course is designed to bridge geography, coastal and marine studies, oceanography, digital mapping, hydrographic surveying, marine spatial planning, remote sensing, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Practical experience with hydrographic charts and tide tables for navigation provide an opportunity to introduce the student to a skilled area which may form the basis for a future career.

 

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 26 - 35, 39

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Offshore Windfarm siting & report exercise

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Learning Outcomes
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Term Paper

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

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Resubmission of failed coursework components usually permitted, but with mark capped at CGS D3/9.  Contact course coordinator.

Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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