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EV2401 - Australian Landscape Processes and Evolution

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

The subject examines patterns and processes of the development of the Australian landscape and its soil mantle and human interactions with these elements of the natural environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • to gain an understanding of the development of Australian landscapes at various spatial and temporal scales;
  • to develop an understanding of geomorphic and soil forming processes;
  • to develop skills in landform interpretation and analysis.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (45%)
  • tutorial attendance and participation (25%)
  • essays (20%)
  • fieldwork (10%).
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers
Lecturers: Professor Jonathan Nott, Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Dr Kalu Davies, Dr HanShe Lim.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 22 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 20 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers
Lecturers: Professor Jonathan Nott, Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Dr Kalu Davies, Dr HanShe Lim.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 22 hours lectures
  • 27 hours practicals
  • 20 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.