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  • Ecological RestorationFRST90034

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    Ecological Restoration examines the principles and practices needed to restore terrestrial ecosystems in a range of modified landscapes from settled to agricultural to forested. Its focus is ecological, although consideration is also given to socio-economic factors that influence restoration prog...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental Eng Systems CapstoneENEN30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This capstone subject involves an investigation and problem-solving project which will require students to apply a broad knowledge to realistic problems typical of what would be expected with employment in the environmental engineering industry. The subject revolves around the engineering e...

  • Monitoring Environmental ImpactsENEN90028

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSThe subject has a strong practical component with a five-day field camp during the week before the mid-semester break involving student-led environmental monitoring. There is also a semester long project to design and implement an environmental monitoring program supported by weekly practice ...

  • Quantitative Environmental ModellingENEN90031

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMSEnvironmental problems are highly complex and challenging to analyse and are often addressed through modelling. Being skilled at environmental modelling is a core professional requirement for an Environmental Engineer. This subject focuses on environmental modelling methodology including the ...

  • Sustainable BuildingsENEN90014

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    AIMSThis subject provides a multi-disciplinary overview of the design of sustainable buildings and considers the design from an architectural, services engineering, facade engineering, environmental engineering and structural engineering, tenants and owners perspective. A number of industry based...

  • General Circulation of the AtmosphereATOC90014

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the large-scale circulation features of the atmosphere and the processes that maintain them. Students will be introduced to a set of mathematical tools that will be used to analyse the transport of energy, momentum and moisture through the atmosphere and t...

  • Dynamical Meteorology and OceanographyATOC30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject addresses the fundamental processes that govern atmospheric and oceanic motion, and how these processes interact to control the weather and climate of the Earth. Topics include the fluid dynamics of the atmosphere and ocean, the scaling of the equations of motion, the shallow-water s...

  • Weather and Climate SystemsATOC20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject deals with weather systems ranging from global to human scales; the general circulation of the ocean and atmosphere; mesoscale systems and severe local weather; mid-latitude systems: extra-tropical cyclones and anti-cyclones; and low latitude systems: subtropical and tropical cyclone...

  • Wonders Of The WeatherATOC10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The weather controls the quality of the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat. The atmosphere and oceans influence decisions about what we wear, how we travel, where we live and how we spend our weekends and holidays. This subject explores how the atmosphere and oceans determine ...

  • Ecosystem & Forest Science Research Pt1NRMT40014

    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...

  • Social Research MethodsNRMT40005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Understanding of social processes and action is critical to effective land and environment management; social research skills are therefore valued by resource management agencies. The subject aims to equip students with knowledge and skills to design social research which can be used to improve m...

  • Land Resources and ManagementNRMT10007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will develop an understanding of land resources and factors impacting on their management, including principles of sustainable land use, the processes of land degradation (physical, chemical and biological), control of land degradation and practical development of land management plans. ...

  • Communities and Ecosystem ManagementNRMT90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, ideas and theories from the social sciences are applied to people’s involvement in social-ecological systems. Subject teaching includes lectures, group exercises and case studies, including at least one full day field trip. The subject covers the following areas: Philosophy and ...

  • Climate Science for Decision-MakingATOC90002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Climate change is one of the most important issues of our time. This subject covers the basics of climate science - including climate change, natural variability, extremes, climate scenarios, and detection and attribution - and how this translates into impacts on society, ecosystems and economies...

  • Modern and Future ClimateATOC30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The main area of study in this subject is the broad examination of what maintains present climate and the manner in which the relevant processes may change into the future. The topics to be covered in the subject include the global distributions of mean climatological parameters in present clima...

  • Atmosphere Ocean InteractionATOC30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject gives an overview of the interaction between the ocean and the atmosphere on a wide range of time and space scales. Topics include the planetary boundary layers in the ocean and the atmosphere, momentum and heat exchanges, fundamental causes of ocean circulation, ocean wave theory in...