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EV3002 - Environmental Impact Assessment

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

This subject reviews the development, design and implementation of ecological impact assessments. It examines the political, and legal framework for impact assessment and the range of procedures and techniques that can be applied to determine the impact of major developments.

Learning Outcomes

  • be able to distinguish the components of environmental impact assessment and the part they can play in the overall process;
  • develop improved skills by working as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • know what environmental impact assessment is and how it is applied to aid decision-making;
  • be able to recognise good and bad practices in scoping. impact assessment, prediction and mitigation, public participation and monitoring studies in environmental impact assessment.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDIT PONTS OF LEVEL 2 SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5002

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 22 hours - Workshop and Tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); on course assessment (60%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Professor Steve Turton
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Miriam Goosem.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 22 hours - Workshop and Tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); on course assessment (40%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Neil Hutchinson
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 22 hours - Workshop and Tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); on course assessment (60%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Neil Hutchinson
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Neil Hutchinson.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 22 hours - Workshop and Tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); on course assessment (60%).

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.