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EV3401 - Coastal and Catchment Geomorphology

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

The subject examines the geomorphic patterns and processes of river channel, floodplain, estuary and beach environments with an emphasis on North Queensland. Human impacts and environmental management processes are considered.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop an understanding of earth surface process regimes and landforms in river catchments and coastal environments;
  • to develop scientific writing and verbal presentation skills;
  • to gain an understanding of the methods used in remedying and managing human impacts in river catchments and coasts;
  • to gain an understanding of the methods used to assess the impacts of human landuse activities in river catchments and coasts;
  • to develop expertise in field techniques and analysis of data.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 2 INCLUDING 6 CREDITS OF LEVEL 2 EV OR EA SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
GE5401 and GE3401 and EV5401

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 30 hours practicals
  • 16 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practicals (15%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 30 hours practicals
  • 16 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practicals (15%).

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