Department of Earth Sciences, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences


Code 21937

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 1

Module description

Micropalaeontology is important for hydrocarbon exploration as well as detailing the biological response to critical events in Earth history and understanding the role of climate change on the oceans and on land. This module will introduce different microfossil groups and their particular usages through lectures and practical classes.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and practicals