All teaching and field trips are on Fridays so that students from other campuses may attend with greater ease.
Available Hobart with permission of the unit coordinator.
Catchment and coastal sedimentary landscapes change with erosion, landslides, river bank collapse, and coastal retreat with sea level rise, and this unit focuses on understanding processes and management. Vulnerability of different types of coastal systems to environmental change is explored, using international case studies where problems are already occurring, allowing you to understand effective adaptation. Fieldtrips will visit real current situations, and you will learn field and laboratory techniques to assess, monitor and manage to sustain resilience. The context of longer term environmental change, geomorphic thresholds and interactions with biodiversity is incorporated, including ecosystem-based adaptation.
|Unit name||Rivers and Coasts|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning and Spatial Sciences
|Discipline||Geography and Spatial Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 Credit Points in Interrmediate level units
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2 x 1-hr lectures weekly, 3 fieldwork days and 3 x 3-hr practicals
2-hr exam (50%), 1500-word report (30%), practical/field assessment (20%)
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