Geological Mapping Project

Description

The module aims to develop skills in independent geological field mapping and the ability to integrate and synthesise a variety of data into a detailed geological map and explanatory report.  Included with the map will be a detailed stratigraphical column for the area and relevant geological cross sections. Additional work includes processing and interpretation of field data, laboratory studies on thin sections, rock specimens, fossils etc., and library research using relevant published studies.

Delivery

  • Individual project work

Assessment

Geological field slips, note books, map, cross-sections and 10,000 word (maximum) report (100%)