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EV3200 - Terrestrial Resource Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
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

  • develop comprehension and appreciation of human-land relationships, especially links with natural resources and ecological processes;
  • develop conceptual frameworks for analysis and evaluation;
  • have an awareness and understanding of the major issues in the conservation of biodiversity and the development of ecologically sustainable management.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • 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 communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
Prerequisites: At least 6 credit points of level 2 subjects
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5200

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Dr Jonathan Luly
Lecturers: Dr Jonathan Luly, Dr James Moloney.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 24 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); essays (30%); fieldwork/project (20%).

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.