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Conservation Geomorphology

Enrolment code: KGA227/327

Offered: Hobart: semester 2,

Unit description:

Develops an understanding of the geomorphic processes responsible for the formation of different landforms in a number of environmental settings. The influence of human activities on landscapes, and the need to conserve and manage landforms, is a major theme in the unit. A geo-conservation management plan is undertaken as a major component of assessment, and this exercise familiarises students with the interpretation of landscapes, data collection and analysis, laboratory work and the development of appropriate management strategies.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures weekly, 13x3-hr practicals, 9 taken on 3 days of field trip (weekend, students will be responsible for accommodation costs) and 4 as data interpretation assignments Timetable
Prerequisites KGA100 or KGA101 or KGA122 (KJG102) or KEA205  
Mutual exclusions KGA226/326, KJG301  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in Nov (50%), 1,500-word management plan (30%), practical/field assessment (20%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Geography and Environmental Studies
Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Courses Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (Forest Ecology)
Bachelor of Science (Natural Environment and Wilderness Management)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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