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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 in North Queensland. Human impacts and environmental management processes are emphasised. This subject is timetabled with EV3401.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an understanding of earth surface process regimes and landforms in river catchments and coasts;
  • apply expertise in the methods used in remedying and managing human impacts in river catchments and coasts;
  • develop expertise in field techniques and analysis of data;
  • demonstrate a high level of expertise in scientific writing and verbal presentation skills;
  • demonstrate a high level of expertise in the methods used to assess the impacts of human land use activities in river catchments and coasts.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Assignments - (35%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (15%) - Individual.
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Combinations:
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Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Dr Jack Koci
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers, Dr Chris Wurster.
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: Assoc. Professor Scott Smithers, 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.