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EV2401 - Australian Landscape Processes and Evolution

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

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.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
GE2401 TG2001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers
Lecturers: Dr Jonathan Luly, Professor Jonathan Nott, Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours lectures
  • 27 hours practicals
  • 20 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); tutorial attendance and participation (25%); essays (20%); fieldwork (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson
Lecturers: Dr Jonathan Luly, Professor Jonathan Nott, Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours lectures
  • 27 hours practicals
  • 20 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); tutorial attendance and participation (25%); essays (20%); (10%).

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.