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EA3640 - Advanced Environmental and Marine Geoscience Technologies and Applications

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject applies state-of-the art technologies to investigate coastal and marine processes and environments. It exposes students with a background in coastal and marine geomorphology and/or geology to state-of -the art methodologies, techniques and technologies. Content may include: seabed mapping and visualisation using sonar; advanced sediment analysis; measurement and analysis of waves and currents; research vessel operation; deep water data and sample collection.

Learning Outcomes

  • Familiarity with current technologies in marine geoscience, and of the application of those technologies to marine geoscience research;
  • Technical competency to collect, process and analyse data using a variety of instrumentation and analysis techniques.

Subject Assessment

  • essays (30%)
  • assignments (30%)
  • take-home exam (40%).
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 2 AND 3 CREDITS AT LEVEL 1 EA OR MB
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EA5640

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 11
Census Date 10-Dec-2020
Face to face teaching 30-Nov-2020 to 06-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 48 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 8 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.