Through this session, students will study psammosere succession and collect data across the dune system along an interrupted transect. Data collected includes microclimate conditions and vegetation cover. Soil is also collected for analysis.
- Introduction: Revision of sand dune succession, data collection techniques, study area, health and safety considerations.
- Data collection: The majority of this programme is outdoors.
- Follow up: Conclusions and evaluation.
Added value of this course
- Develop personal skills
- Have fun
- Be inspired by a passion for the subject
- Build friendships