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EV5200 - Terrestrial Resource Management

Credit points: 03
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

  • this subject is designed to help develop comprehension and appreciation of human-land relationships, especially links with natural resources and ecological processes; a conceptual framework for analysis and evaluation; distinctly geographical elements in resource management; awareness and use of analytical skills; understanding of the major issues in the conservation of biodiversity and the development of ecologically sustainable management.


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Dr Jonathan Luly
Lecturers: Dr Jonathan Luly, Assoc. Professor Peter Valentine.
Contact hours:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 6 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 24 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (35% - 50%); presentations (% - 10%); essays (10% - 30%); assignments (10% - 25%).

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