Marine geology: the hidden geology beneath the oceans
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: HS154
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
A chance to identify and understand some of the most fascinating and least explored aspects of geology.
What will we cover?
- The Mariana Trench
- The Great Atlantic Ridge
- Marine biodiversity
- Hawa'ii island arc
- Surtsey island - Birth of a volcano
- Pacific ring of fire
- The formation of the Bahama islands.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- To describe key features under our world's oceans
- To discuss the aspects associated with biodiversity in our world's oceans
- To explain why some natural disasters occur from deep within the world's oceans.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is an introductory course and is open to all. No prior knowledge of the subject is required. However,
you will need a good grasp of English to keep up with the course and to participate fully in discussions.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
A combination of interactive presentation, discussion, question and answer.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No additional costs. Bring a notebook and pen if you wish to take notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
HS285 Exploring the geology of the Lake District
HS023 Geology and London.
Charles T. G. Clarke hails from the Republic of Ireland. He specialises in Archaeology and Human Evolutionary research. With a Bacholar of Science in Applied Archaeology from the Institute of Technology Sligo and a Master of Science in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology from the Institute of Archaeology (IOA) University College London (UCL). His work touches on aspects of the geological sciences from radiometric dating to an understanding of rock formation. He currently works as a Commercial Archaeologist with Archaeological Management Solutions (AMS) in the Republic of Ireland.
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