|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences|
An outline of the distribution and abundance of Earth resources in the form of metalliferous ores, industrial minerals and fossil fuels. Description of major metalliferous ore types. Elements of resource evaluation, extraction and processing in the context of national and international environmental and socio-economic considerations. Introduction to mining and exploration methods as applied to metalliferous mineral deposits including remote sensing and GIS and geophysical and geochemical techniques. Introduction to surface and environmental processes and practices in the resource industries.
|Basic geological knowledge equivalent to first year level|
|EA2500 EA2510 EA3910|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coord/Lect:||Professor Zhaoshan Chang.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); practicals (30%); assignments (15%); practical exam (5%).|
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