GEOL110 Our Blue PlanetUpdated: 29 May 2020
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
This is a broad introductory unit covering how our planet works, what it is made up of, and why. Topics are focussed on solid earth include the gross structure of planet Earth, plate tectonics, volcanism, earthquakes, geological time, history of life on Earth, and the materials that make up Earth's crust and the processes that operate to form these materials. The unit also covers how life, water, soil and environmental issues are influenced by geology, and importantly why and how geology gives context to them. This unit is recommended for all scientists including, geology; environmental science; geographers; natural resources; agriculture; archaeology; biology; and anyone whom is seeking an understanding of our blue planet.
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Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: