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GEOL0056 MSc Independent Research Project

This MSc provides an introduction to geohazards, research methods and field techniques, together with advanced courses in seismology, volcanology, hydrogeological hazards and meteorology.

Coordinator: Dr. Chris Kilburn

Module details
itleMSc Independent Research Project
UG CodeGEOL0056
CoordinatorDr. Chris Kilburn
Other Contributors 
Term2
Credits60
Written Exam 
Dissertation100%
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OUTCOMES

The independent project will allow students to pursue a particular topic in geophysical hazards, to critically evaluate available data (from a combination of desktop studies and voluntary fieldwork) and to identify potential solutions to hazard assessment and mitigation.