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On completion of this module students should be able to (i) understand the basis and value of agro-meteorological forecasting, (ii) describe the major trends in global climate change in relation to available evidence, (iii) understand the importance and implications of soil management and land use for climate change, (iv) identify the likely consequences of climate change on agriculture systems with an EU and Irish context, and (v) be familiar with current climate change legislation and policy designed to mitigate the contribution of agriculture to greenhouse gas emissions and enhance carbon sequestration. In addition students should have improved transferable skills such as (i) ability to critically review and summarise scientific information, (ii) work effectively in a group, and (iii) communicate results effectively to an audience.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Timetabled Examination will take place during the March Spring Field Work Break||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Seminar: Presentation||Unspecified||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Fieldwork: Report||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Thomas Cummins||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|