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EV5200 - Terrestrial Resource Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Principles and concepts in terrestrial resource management including detailed studies of selected methods and problems; management of natural environments including ecological, economic and social aspects; land capability; land degradation, sustainability; protected area management and conservation issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • this subject is designed to help develop comprehension and appreciation of human-land relationships, especially links with natural resources and ecological processes; a conceptual framework for analysis and evaluation; distinctly geographical elements in resource management; awareness and use of analytical skills; understanding of the major issues in the conservation of biodiversity and the development of ecologically sustainable management.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr James Moloney.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 6 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 24 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (35% - 50%); presentations (% - 10%); essays (10% - 30%); assignments (10% - 25%).

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