EV5200 - Natural Resource Management
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
This subject introduces best-practice approaches to the sustainable management of
terrestrial landscapes and natural resources in Australia. Lectures provide an overview
of selected topics in NRM whilst practicals and fieldwork are used to develop skills
in NRM activities and to illustrate the complexities of putting NRM theory into practice.
Postgraduate students are expected to demonstrate a capacity to independently identify
and analyse NRM related problems and to be able to effectively and eloquently present
their ideas to a diverse audience.
- evaluate and justify the selection of options for addressing terrestrial management
problems using northern Australia as a case study region;
- explain the theoretical complexities of managing terrestrial social-ecological systems;
- describe the nature of northern Australian environments, land use practices, social
values and institutions influencing terrestrial resource management;
- identify options for addressing terrestrial resource management problems in northern
- quizzes or tests (40%)
- field report (60%).
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