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Geography 1B: Contemporary Global Change - ZPEM1202

Campus: University College Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6
Fee Band: 5 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Exploring the contemporary global changes and their local implications provides insights into the drivers of change and resource conflicts. Successful management and resilience depends on understanding how change happens and ways it can be managed. Topics may include the historical origins of contemporary global processes, the changing global economy, emerging and current environmental issues including land degradation, drought and climate change, adaptation in agriculture, weed management, ways of analysing and managing environmental change, patterns of health and disease, and the nature of discourse and debates around global processes. As with Introduction to Global Change in first session, the emphasis is on the linkages between social and physical geographies across a range of scales.

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