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EV5401 - 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 a particular focus on the tropics. Human impacts and environmental management processes are considered.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify, describe and critically evaluate key earth surface process regimes and landforms in river catchments and coastal environments;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the impacts of human activities in river catchments and coasts, and practically apply methods used to evaluate these impacts;
  • critically appraise approaches used to remedy and manage human impacts in river catchments and coasts;
  • retrieve, analyse, synthesise and critically evaluate geomorphological information and data from a range of sources;
  • convey ideas, arguments and conclusions clearly and coherently through well-developed written and oral communication skills.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Practicals and Field Report - (40%) - Individual.
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EV3401

Availabilities

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

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 21 hours practicals
  • 3 days 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 Jack Koci.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 21 hours practicals
  • 3 days 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.