NGEK10008U  Environmental Soil Sciences (1)

Volume 2013/2014
Education
MSc Programme in Geography and Geoinformatics
MSc Programme in Geology and Geosciences
Content

This 7,5 ECTS course is constituted by block 1 of the 15 ECTS course "Environmental Soil Sciences (1+2)".


This competence-line course teaches state-of the art research within the field Environmental soil science.

Learning Outcome
Knowledge:

Chemical and physical soil processes, climate changes, land use changes, nutrient cycling and pollution, field methods for sampling of water, soil and air, sampling strategy, method validation, error estimates. calulations.

Skills:

  • read scientific literature related to the course subjects.
  • apply, evaluate and analyse methods, theories and data related to the course subjects.
  • use correct scientific definitions and terms.
  • give a short, concise and well-illustrated oral presentation on the basis of scientific papers.
  • write a short, concise report aimed at colleagues within the business world, public institutions or research institutions.

Competences:

identify and work out proposal for solving comlex geographical problems using theory, data and methods

conduct and carry out large scale field work, data collection and subsequent analyses

access own professional geographical skills in relation to other subjects

cooporate and work with people from other professions

 

Please see Absalon course page.

BSc in Geography and Geoinformatics or equivalent
The form of teaching and work will be class teaching with active participation of students by means of student presentations and group-work.
Credit
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment
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Marking scale
passed/not passed
Censorship form
No external censorship
Several internal examiners.
Criteria for exam assesment
See learning outcome
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Theory exercises
  • 35
  • Project work
  • 35
  • Preparation
  • 136
  • Total
  • 206