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EA3640 - Advanced Environmental and Marine Geoscience Technologies and Applications

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences (pre 2015)

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.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 2 AND 3 CREDITS AT LEVEL 1 EA OR MB
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EA5640

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 11
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Face to face teaching 01-Dec-2014 to 07-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Dr James Daniell
Lecturers: Dr Kevin Parnell, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 21 hours practicals
  • 24 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (30%); assignments (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.