units

ATS3788

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Vanessa Wong

Notes

Previously coded GES3360

Synopsis

Relationships of soil development to landscape processes, and Australian soil management in the context of past, present and future environmental change. Students are presented with a number of soil development problems and management issues, and explore alternative land uses and sustainable land management for Australian environments.

Assessment

Written (2000 words): 40%
Examinations (2 hours): 30%
Practical work/fieldwork: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Vanessa Wong

Contact hours

4 hours per week on average (two lectures and one lecture plus one 3-hour practical in alternate weeks, and one 2 day field trip)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Sustainability, environment and society
Geography and environmental science (ARTS)
Geographical science
Conservation of biological diversity and cultural heritage
Land and water management

Prerequisites

ATS2774