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  • Applied EcologyECOL30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Applied Ecology is the science of understanding and managing ecosystems. The subject describes and evaluates the applications of ecological concepts for the conservation and management of natural and human-altered ecosystems. In particular, it identifies the implications of global and local chang...

  • EcologyECOL20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to four major ecological questions that can be addressed at the levels of individuals, populations, communities and ecosystems. Making use of aquatic and terrestrial examples, topics include organisms and the physical environment, life histories, population growth...

  • Environmental Analysis ToolsENEN90032

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSThe aim of this subject is to help students develop capability to effectively summarise environmental variables met in the course of research and design, to select appropriate statistical models describing the data structure, and to conduct statistical inference on underlying processes. Stude...

  • PhD ResearchENEN80001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

  • Environmental Management ISO 14000ENEN90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSEnvironmental Management ISO 14000 aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge to apply and help develop environmental management systems. The subject builds on the student’s knowledge of risk management, such as that gained in CVEN30008 Risk Analysis, and develops their ability to...

  • Earth Processes for EngineeringENEN20002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSIn this subject students will be introduced to physical earth processes and their engineering applications and implications. In particular, the subject concentrates on engineering aspects of climate, water and soils and their interactions. Simplified modelling and relevant analytical techniqu...

  • Statistics in Climate DynamicsATOC90010


    The subject will discuss some basic statistical methods for analysing climate dynamics with the aim of understanding the physical mechanisms driving the observed structures (statistics). The subject will emphasise how these methods can be applied and will explore the potential pitfalls in interpr...

  • Energy for Sustainable DevelopmentENEN90027

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMSThis subject provides understanding of the principles of development and sustainability in the context of renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Social, environmental and financial implications of technologies to de-carbonise emissions and technologies that can offer a future non-carbon ...

  • Environmental Applied HydrologyENEN90034

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMSIn this subject students will learn to analyse hydrologic data, to build computer models of catchments, and apply these to hydrologic analysis and real-world design problems. Quantitative analyses of physical hydrology are introduced and emphasis will be placed on the application of fundament...

  • Solid Wastes to Sustainable ResourcesENEN90006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMSIn this subject students will learn about the fundamentals of the solid waste stream in modern society. Emphasis will be placed on the life cycle aspects of waste and the prospect of minimizing waste and maximizing the economic value of waste streams. Interaction between solid wastes and liqu...

  • International River Basin ManagementENEN90037


    AIMS River basins, where human civilisation comes from, are challenged by increasing population pressures, rapid urbanization and climate change impact. A river basin is a semi-closed ecological and economic system, representing logical management units of the water cycle, throughout which all d...

  • Ecology in Changing EnvironmentsECOL30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores the relevance of ecological and evolutionary theory for understanding the distributions of species, their interactions, their life history characteristics and how these traits are impacted by changing environmental conditions. Topics include spatial ecology and metapopulatio...

  • Marine Ecosystems: Ecology & ManagementECOL30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The oceans cover 71% of the earth’s surface and are vital to the well being of humans in many ways. This subject covers our current understanding of the biology of marine organisms and how marine scientists assess environmental impacts, manage exploited species and conserve biodiversity.

  • Atmosphere Ocean Interaction and ClimateATOC90005

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This course aims to introduce the student to processes of atmosphere-ocean interaction, their importance in the climate system and its variability, with a particular emphasis on tropical meteorology. Specific topics will include: wind and buoyancy driven ocean circulation, atmospheric convection,...

  • UB: Global Environmental IssuesENVS20002


    This module examines the conflict between increasing use of natural resources, growing environmental degradation and population increase. It considers the difficulty in distinguishing human impacts from natural environmental changes, and examines a number of specific environmental issues relating...

  • Designing EnvironmentsENVS10004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to how people identify needs and wants and devise ways of satisfying them through built or engineered manipulation of the environment. Students will consider the antecedents, processes, actors and consequences of designing constructed and engineered environme...

  • Water and Waste Water ManagementENEN90029

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSIn this subject students will learn about the fundamentals of water quality and the associated standards for use as potable water, recycled water or discharge into the environment in a sustainable manner. The subject will include the identification of risks and measures to control those risks...

  • Solar EnergyENEN90033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMSThis subject provides the application of principles of solar energy engineering. A number of solar technologies and applications methods are investigated.This subject uses a project based learning where students work in teams to design a solar system for a particular application considering e...

  • Energy Efficiency TechnologyENEN90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSThis subject explores the scope and methods for improving energy efficiency across a range of sectors. Improving energy efficiency is one of the key responses to increasingly scarce natural resources and problems caused by pollutants arising from energy production and use. A range of energy s...

  • Groundwater HydrologyENEN90030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject covers theoretical and practical aspects of groundwater flow, and groundwater contaminant transport. The subject includes the field methods to characterise aquifers, the modelling of groundwater flow, and transport of, pollutants through porous media and reactions. The subject ...