RSNR402 Integrated Water Resource ManagementUpdated: 23 April 2020
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||96cp or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||EM454 or EM554 or ENVE421 or ENVE521 or RSNR302 or RSNR502|
For on campus students teaching will include weekly lectures and interactive tutorials. All online students will have online access to unit materials, including topic notes and guided readings, Powerpoint presentations and podcasts of lectures and tutorials;
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.
- Integrated Water Resource Management
RSNR502 - Integrated Water Resource Management
|Coordinator(s)||Janelle Wilkes (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit commences with a description of the distribution, hydrology, chemistry, and ecology of freshwaters with an emphasis on Australia and its water resources. Technologies and their impacts on the freshwater ecosystem are reviewed in detail with a focus on environmental allocations, water use for irrigation and domestic supply, technologies for water re-use and re-cycling, desalination, agricultural effluent re-use and groundwater exploitation, and their likely impacts. Chemical and bio-assessment methods (including river health assessments) for detecting impacts are demonstrated before the unit concludes with a holistic treatment of the trade-offs and management of social, economic, ecological and political issues in water resource management in Australia and overseas.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
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: