Geomorphology of the built environment 265

Module code GGY 265
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

*This module is for Architecture and Landscape Architecture students only.
The theory component covers geomorphological aspects of the built environment including landscape identification; weathering or deterioration of natural stone and application to design and preservation of buildings and monuments; slope hydrology and stability conditions; soil erosion processes and construction impacts; drainage modification in urban areas; wetland identification, human impacts and rehabilitation; recreational impacts and management. In addition to the theory a field-based project is undertaken.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation Quarter 3

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