EA3640 - Advanced Environmental and Marine Geoscience Technologies and Applications
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences
This subject applies state-of-the art technologies to investigate coastal and marine
processes and environments. It exposes students with a background in coastal and marine
geomorphology and/or geology to state-of -the art methodologies, techniques and technologies.
Content may include: seabed mapping and visualisation using sonar; advanced sediment
analysis; measurement and analysis of waves and currents; research vessel operation;
deep water data and sample collection.
- Familiarity with current technologies in marine geoscience, and of the application
of those technologies to marine geoscience research;
- Technical competency to collect, process and analyse data using a variety of instrumentation
and analysis techniques.
- 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 deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
- The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
- The ability to evaluate that information;
- An understanding of the economic, legal, ethical, social and cultural issues involved
in the use of information;
- The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently,
coherently, creatively and ethically;
- The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and
professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
- The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self
- The ability to manage future career and personal development;
- The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
- The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
- The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information
in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse;
- The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
- The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
- The ability to work with people of different gender, age, ethnicity, culture, religion
and political persuasion;
- The ability to work individually and independently;
- The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies;
- The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
||AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 2 INCLUDING LEVEL 1 EV OR EA OR MB
Study Period 11,
|Census Date 13-Dec-2012
|Face to face teaching
26-Nov-2012 to 02-Dec-2012
||Dr James Daniell
||Dr Kevin Parnell, <Person not found>.
- 20 hours lectures
- 21 hours practicals
- 24 hours fieldwork
||end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (30%); assignments (30%).
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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