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EA2006 - Hydrology

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject is an introduction to fundamentals of hydrology, including surface water hydrology and groundwater hydrology as well as special issues. It outlines the fundamental concepts and methodologies used in the analysis of hydrological processes and their applications in practice. It discusses hydrological theories and technologies used for water resources management. The special issues cover water resources issues in Australia and the world, water quality, water pollution and treatment, salinity, irrigation hydrology, seawater intrusion, the role of water in climate change and global hydrology.

Learning Outcomes

  • To gain an understanding of hydrological processes which control the occurrence, movement and distribution of water in the environment;
  • To develop both conceptual and practical knowledge of hydrological processes as well as the concepts and methods used in hydrological analysis;
  • To develop hands-on experience with the collection, analysis, interpretation and application of hydrological data;
  • To develop professional and communication skills such as writing literature reviews and scientific reports.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 1
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EA2400 EA5016

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 22-Mar-2018
Coord/Lect: Dr HanShe Lim.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 18 hours practicals
  • 27 hours workshops/Seminars - Computer Workshops
    Assessment: other exams (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 22-Mar-2018
    Coord/Lect: Dr HanShe Lim.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
    • 18 hours practicals
    • 27 hours workshops/Seminars - Computer Workshop
      Assessment: other exams (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).

      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.