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Syllabus 2019-20 - 10412013 - Management and Conservation of Resources and Geological Hazards (Gestión y conservación de recursos y riesgos geológicos)

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DEGREE: Grado en Ciencias Ambientales
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Management and Conservation of Resources and Geological Hazards
CODE: 10412013 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 0
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: NIETO ALBERT, LUIS MIGUEL
DEPARTMENT: U117 - GEOLOGÍA
FIELD OF STUDY: 280 - ESTRATIGRAFÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 335 E-MAIL: lmnieto@ujaen.es P: 953212777
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  1. INTRODUCTION. Environmental Geology: Geological resources and geological hazards. Geodiversity and geological heritage: concepts.
  2. GEOLOGIC RESOURCES. Mineral resources: metallic and non metallic. Present and future of geological resources. Energy resources: renewable and non renewable. Present and future of energy resources. Management and planning of geological resources.
  3. GEOLOGIC HAZARDS. Volcanism, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, erosion, mass movements, coastal. Other hazards: anthropic, global change, cosmic hazards.
  4. GEOLOGICAL HERITAGE. Geodiversity and geological heritage. Geoconservation: geo-proxies. Assessment of geodiversity and geological heritage. Natural protected areas: regulation.

LABORATORY ACTIVITIES (A)

A1 (3/10/2019): Examination of the minerals and rocks of economic interest.

A2 (10/10/2019): Analysis of examples of the geological hazard and resources. Studies about real geological maps.

A3 (24/10/2019): Analysis of examples of the geological hazard related with external geodynamic. Flooding.

A4 (21/11/2019): Analysis of examples of the geological hazards related to the internal geodynamic and their influence in the Earth surface.

FIELD TRIP (FT)

FT1 (4/10/2019): Field trip to a region with resources and hazards related with different kinds of mining.

FT2 (28/11/2019): Field trip to a region with resources and hazards related with an open cast mining. Proposal and valuing of geosites.

FT3 (29/11/2019): Field trip to a region with resources and hazards in coastal zone. Proposal and valuing of geosites.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Theory: the professor will present main concepts, and there will be discussions and presentations related to the student's assingments.

Practice: exercises and problems under the supervision of the professor. In the field, real cases will be showed and discussed, and the students will present a report.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Theory: Written exam with questions and graphics to be discussed. Course activities will also included in the evaluation. (Competences: CB3, CB4, CB5, CT4, CT-23 CT-24 and CE7)

Practice: participation, exercices and reports. (Competences CB3, CT24, CE7 and CE38). 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Geology and the environment. Edition: 6th. ed. Author: -. Publisher: Australia [etc.]: Brooks Cole, cop. 2011  (Library)
  • Environmental geology. Edition: -. Author: Murck, Barbara W.. Publisher: New York [etc.]: John Wiley & Sons, cop. 1996  (Library)
  • Ciencias de la tierra: introducción a la geología física. Edition: 6ª ed., reimp. Author: Tarbuck, Edward J.. Publisher: Madrid [etc.]: Prentice Hall, D. L. 2002  (Library)
  • Riesgos naturales. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Barcelona: Ariel, 2002  (Library)
  • Riesgos naturales: procesos de la Tierra como riesgos, desastres y catástrofes. Edition: -. Author: Keller, Edward A.. Publisher: Madrid (etc.) : Pearson Prentice Hall, D.L. 2007  (Library)
  • Geodiversity: valuing and conserving abiotic nature. Edition: -. Author: Gray, Murray. Publisher: Chichester ; Hoboken: Wiley, cop. 2004  (Library)
  • Ciencias de la tierra: una introducción a la geología física. Edition: 8ª ed. Author: Tarbuck, Edward J.. Publisher: Madrid [etc.]: Prentice Hall, D. L. 2005  (Library)
  • Riesgos naturales: procesos de la Tierra como riesgos, desastres y catástrofes. Edition: -. Author: Keller, Edward A.. Publisher: Madrid (etc.) : Pearson Prentice Hall, D.L. 2007  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Geomorphological hazards and disaster prevention. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010  (Library)
  • Mitigation of Natural Hazards and Disasters: International Perspectives [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Haque, C. Emdad.. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2005.  (Library)
  • Climate change as environmental and economic hazard [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
  • Geomorphosites. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: München : Pfeil, 2009.  (Library)
  • The history of geoconservation. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: London : Geological Society, 2008.  (Library)
  • Geología práctica: introducción al reconocimiento de materiales y análisis de mapas. Edition: -. Author: Pozo Rodríguez, Manuel. Publisher: Madrid [etc.]: Pearson Educación, 2005  (Library)
  • Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction [Recurso electrónico] : an Asian perspectives. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2010.  (Library)