Pollution: Impacts and Management
Life Sciences (School of)
Undergraduate: Level 6
Monday 15 January 2018
Friday 23 March 2018
15 March 2006
Requisites for this module
Environmental pollution is any input of material or energy into air, land or water that causes some kind of change to the environment which is harmful. Pollution can be local or widespread. This course will consider the major pollutants in atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments, their sources, ecological effects and ways of controlling them will be discussed.
To pass this module students will need to be able to:
1. explain pollution and why pollution control is essential;
2. evaluate, through knowledge of selected case studies, how the environment is affected by, and responds to, pollution.
3. discuss the origins, biological and ecological effects of the major impacting the atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments;
4. evaluate and appraise the potential options currently available to control pollution;
5. demonstrate key skills in written communication, information retrieval, data analysis and interpretation.
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Exam assessment: 3 hour paper in Summer Term.
Lectures: 10 x 2 hr including a total of 2 on data analysis and interpretation
Student managed learning: 130 hrs/module
Total 150 hrs
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Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Ian Colbeck, Dr Corinne Whitby, Dr Michael Steinke
School Undergraduate Office, email: bsugoffice (Non essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create the full email address)
Dr Mark John Coleman
The University of East Anglia
Director of Teaching and Learning
Available via Moodle
Of 21 hours, 21 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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