Faculty of Arts
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Previously coded GES1020
Provides a basic understanding of the landscape, vegetation and climate characteristics of the Australian region as a foundation for more advanced study in geography and related disciplines. Explains present patterns of landform, soil, biota and climate through an understanding of past environments and events. The focus on change is carried over into future environmental management issues.
Written (2000 words): 30%
4 hours per week (2 x lectures per week and 5 practicals per semester and 1 x 2.5-day field excursion)
This unit applies to the following area(s) of study