|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences (pre 2015)|
The subject seeks to provide students with advanced capacities to understand the challenges that face planning for sustainable regions and settlements. It explores a number of key problems for settlements: sustainable management of marine and terrestrial resources, water use and allocation, regional sustainability, resilient communities, implications of climate change, carbon economy, food miles and the food supply, nature conservation and development. Case studies deal with a range of examples from land and sea environments of north Queensland.
|Cairns, Block, Study Period 7|
|Census Date 10-Jul-2014|
|Face to face teaching 23-Jun-2014 to 02-Jul-2014|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Sharon Harwood.|
|Assessment:||group project: seminar presentation (20%); essays (20%); case study (30%); exam (30%).|
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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.