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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...

  • Social Research MethodsNRMT90003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Understanding of social process and action is critical to effective land and environment management and social research skills are therefore valued by resource management agencies. This subject aims to equip students with knowledge and skills to design social research, which can be used to impro...

  • Ecosystem & Forest Science Research Pt1NRMT40013

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject develops a student’s ability to design and undertake a research project in the fields of ecosystem science, landscape management or forest science and their related social sciences and to report on this in written and verbal form. The project is completed under supervision of an acad...

  • Ecosystem & Forest Science Research Pt2NRMT40015

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject develops a student’s ability to design and undertake a research project in the fields of ecosystem science, landscape management or forest science and their related social sciences and to report on this in written and verbal form. The project is completed under supervision of an acad...

  • Ecosystem & Forest Science Research Pt2NRMT40017

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject develops a student’s ability to design and undertake a research project in the fields of ecosystem science, landscape management or forest science and their related social sciences and to report on this in written and verbal form. The project is completed under supervision of an acad...

  • Statistics in Climate DynamicsATOC90010

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    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...

  • 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,...

  • Ecosystem Processes of Water and SoilFRST90022

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    The subject follows the fate of water as it moves into and through a broad range of land systems and the soil processes that influence the quality and quantity of water. These landscapes include upland forested catchments, extensively managed rural landscapes, intensive land use along floodplains...

  • Patterns and Processes of Landscape FireFRST90025

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    The course covers the fundamentals of fire behaviour and the key drivers. Students will examine the importance of the key factors affecting fire behaviour including fuels, weather, topography and ignitions. Methodologies for measuring fuels, fuel moisture, and weather will be examined through the...

  • Bushfire Planning & ManagementFRST90017

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    The course covers the fundamentals of setting and achieving bushfire management objectives for ecological and fire protection purposes in natural ecosystems. It covers the contents of a fire management plan, setting objectives, developing fire prescriptions, undertaking monitoring and evaluation ...

  • 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

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    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...