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EV3401 - Coastal and Catchment Geomorphology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
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.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (45%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Assignments - (30%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (15%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 2 INCLUDING 6 CREDITS OF LEVEL 2 EV OR EA SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5401

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Dr Jack Koci
Lecturers: Dr Stephanie Duce, Dr Chris Wurster, Dr Jack Koci.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 30 hours practicals
  • 16 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Dr Jack Koci
Lecturers: Dr Stephanie Duce, Dr Chris Wurster, Dr Jack Koci.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 30 hours practicals
  • 16 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.