Geographical Investigation: Investigate the Impact of the Geomorphic Process(es) of Transport and Deposition on Shaping the Landscape in a Coastal Environment Webinar27.9.2021

The aim of this zoom presentation is to examine geomorphic processes in a Coastal Environment.   Giving teachers the opportunity to review the various investigations involved, develop fieldwork skills, which include careful observation, measuring and recording of information. With the opportunity to carry out some initial interpretation of the data recorded and how best to present the results.

The focus this year is the geomorphic processes of transport and deposition on shaping a coastal landscape.

Area of investigation:  Bunmahon Co. Waterford.

Investigations will include:

  • Wave Survey
  • Beach profile
  • Beach Fabric
  • Longshore Drift
  • Dune Survey
  • Wind Speed & Direction
  • Field Sketch & Observations

Tina is a native of Co. Waterford and a graduate of NUI Cork.   She is a Geologist BSc, Heritage Specialist for the Heritage In Schools scheme, a Goldsmith and Gemmologist FGA and has been leading GI fieldtrips for many years.

During her eight years as geologist with the Copper Coast Geopark she built up a successful Education and Activities Programme, introducing our natural, cultural, and built heritage to the public, achieved through fieldtrips, lectures, family events, workshops and school visits. Work she now continues independently and through the ‘Heritage in Schools Scheme’.

To date, she successfully combines her work in the jewellery profession and her work as an geologist which is mainly involved in education.  Tina’s artistic and scientific backgrounds are a great asset to her work in schools’ education and in increasing public understanding of Earth Science

Course Properties

Course date 27-09-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date 27-09-2021 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 07-09-2021
Cut off date 27-09-2021 4:30 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Tina Keating
Number Hours 1
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