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Unit name Environmental Monitoring and Remediation
Unit code KRA300
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Chemistry
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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the sources, pathways and fate of chemicals in the environment, and their potential environmental impact.
  2. Develop an environmental sampling plan, integrating sampling techniques and QA/QC requirements.
  3. Evaluate waste management options and their ability to contain, remediate and recycle wastes.
  4. Review the environmental management plan and procedures for an activity, assessing the level of sustainability of the activity’s practices, the activity’s environmental impact, and how the activity’s procedures address the requirements of its environmental management plan.
  5. Present information, articulating arguments and conclusions, in a variety of modes and according to recognised scientific standards.





Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:


Teaching Pattern

5 days of excursions and lectures/workshops before semester 1 in Launceston, online learning opportunities during semester 1.


Assignments (2 x 20%), Oral presentation (20%), 2-hr exam (40%)

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