EV3406 - Coral Reef Geomorphology
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences (pre 2015)
This subject examines the geomorphology of coral reefs, covering their evolution and
relationships between form and the physical, chemical and biotic processes that operate
on coral reefs.
- identify and understand the physical and other conditions that influence coral reef
- identify different reef types and understand the evolutionary processes that underlie
- identify/understand the nature and geomorphological significance of recent and future
environmental change on coral reefs;
- understand the geomorphological processes which are important for coral reef management;
- understand the relationships between coral reef geomorphology and the processes operating
- understand the theories of reef origin and how coral reef morphologies have developed
in the context of Quaternary environmental change.
||AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 2 SUBJECTS INCLUDING 6 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 2
EA OR EV OR MB
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers.
- 26 hours lectures
- 18 hours practicals - 6x3
- 4 days fieldwork
||end of semester exam (50%); tutorial attendance and participation (15%); essays (20%); field report (15%).
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