GEOL313 Environmental GeologyUpdated: 22 August 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||GEOL110 or candidature in a postgraduate award|
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.
|Coordinator(s)||Luke Milan (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit covers topical issues such as land use issues, geological hazards, resource management and human impact on the environment. Students will learn about volcanic hazards, earthquakes, tsunami, flooding, ground water resources, mineral resources and mining, soil resources and aspects of earths climate. Students undertake a research project on a suitable environmental geology problem of their choice that is accessible and local to their residence.
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: