Natural Heritage and Geography 2


The module introduces the student to Irish land and seascapes.The forces that have lead to the present Irish landscapes are examined. The role of humanity in determining landscape is described and writers on landscape and nature studied. The role of maps in describing and explaining landscape is explored.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Appreciate the variety of Irish landscapes

  2. Identify the major natural elements of landscapes found in Ireland

  3. Discuss some of the authors who have written on natural landscape

  4. Use drawing and digital photography and maps to describe and interpret landscape

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