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Tropical Forests in a Changing Environment (Module)

Module description

The module aims to develop an awareness of the structure and function of tropical forest ecosystems and to provide an understanding of the biophysical, ecological and anthropic processes which characterise these environments. Students will also develop an awareness of the human impacts on these important systems and the kinds of geographical tools available for monitoring, modelling and mitigation of the worst effects of these impacts.

*Please note that module information is indicative and may change from year to year.  

Staff information

Mark Mulligan

Teaching pattern

15 lectures, 1 workshop plus 4 seminars in the second term

Module assessment - more information

Examination (50%), research essay (50%)

Key information

Module code 6SSG3030

Credit level 6

Assessment coursework written examination/s

Credit value 15 credits

Semester Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module Yes