Polar Environments - Advanced module (GE42024)

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GE42024 Polar Environments – Advanced

Semester 2, 30 SCQF credits, 15 ECTS credits


  • To engage students in advanced study of the physical setting (including geology, landscape and climate), and human dimensions (including exploration, resource exploitation, geopolitics) of Polar environments, and their relevance to society.
  • To critically assess how Polar environments are responding to climate change and human activity.
  • To develop and advanced understanding of the connections between Dundee and the exploration and/or exploitation of Polar regions.