EV3010 - Planning for Sustainable Communities in a Changing Environment
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences (pre 2015)
The subject seeks to provide students with advanced capacities to understand the challenges
that face planning for sustainable regions and settlements. It explores a number of
key problems for settlements: sustainable management of marine and terrestrial resources,
water use and allocation, regional sustainability, resilient communities, implications
of climate change, carbon economy, food miles and the food supply, nature conservation
and development. Case studies deal with a range of examples from land and sea environments
of north Queensland.
There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.
- appreciation of the challenges that face planning for sustainable regions and settlements,
and solutions to those challenges;
- understanding of the principles and processes underpinning sustainable management
of marine and terrestrial resources;
- understanding of the implications of climate change for regional development, and
the role of the carbon economy in greenhouse gas mitigation;
- development of observational and analytical skills applicable to planning for sustainable
||AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 2 SUBJECTS INCLUDING 6 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 2
EV OR EA
Study Period 7
|Census Date 10-Jul-2014
|Face to face teaching
23-Jun-2014 to 02-Jul-2014
||Dr Sharon Harwood.
- 18 hours lectures
- 18 hours practicals - Workshop/Seminars
- 8 hours workshops/Seminars - Two four-hour workshops on development issues
- 24 hours - Three days of supervised study and GIS lab work for completion of practical reports,
workshop and fieldwork reports and reflective diary.
- 24 hours fieldwork
||group work: seminar presentation (20%); essays (20%); case study (30%); exam (30%).
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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