The Dynamic Biosphere

Module code: GY2434

This module considers general ecological and biogeographical concepts by considering the spatial and temporal distribution of species, as well as the inter-relationships of physical, chemical and biological processes within the biosphere. It covers the evolution of living organisms and issues of biodiversity.


  • 19 hours of lectures
  • 3 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 5 hours of tutorials
  • 30 hours of fieldwork
  • 93 hours of guided independent study


  • Laboratory report (50%)
  • Group poster presentation (50%)