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  • Modelling Species Distributions & NichesEVSC90026

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on statistical models of the distribution of species and ecophysiological models of species niches. These two areas of environmental modelling have grown substantially in the last decade or two, and have become core parts of ecology. They are closely related, but they differ ...

  • Modelling the Real WorldEVSC20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The ability to model natural and human phenomena is key to understanding physical, biological and human environments. Models can be conceptual, logical, mathematical and software based; this subject explores how models of varying complexity can be used for modelling systems in the real world depe...

  • Environmental Risk AssessmentEVSC30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to provide students with the skills to undertake and critically evaluate environmental risk assessments. Students will learn a range of qualitative and quantitative tools from a variety of disciplines, and apply them to environmental risk problems. Students completing this subje...

  • Blue Planet-Intro to Marine EnvironmentsEVSC20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the interrelationships among marine organisms and the ocean they live in and how these interactions are changing as a consequence of human activities. Topics covered include: ocean circulation, productivity and the impacts of climate change; coastal upwelli...

  • Environmental Research Project - 50 Pt1ENST90037

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct a substantial, independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability. The project comprises a review of a body of literature, a review and discussion of methodology and/ or an evaluation of research or experimental pro...

  • Environmental Industry Research - 50 Pt1ENST90041

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an substantial independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of lit...

  • Environmental PolicyENST90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to critical concepts and issues related to environmental policy development and implementation, with specific reference to national and international policy domains. Students are introduced to relevant concepts, theoretical issues and practical tools for poli...

  • Environmental Industry Research - 25 Pt2ENST90040

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of literature, a r...

  • Environmental Industry Research (25)ENST90025

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of literature, a r...

  • Environmental Industry Research - 25 Pt1ENST90039

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of literature, a r...

  • Green Infrastructure TechnologiesENST30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores and evaluates green infrastructure technologies, including green roofs, green walls, green facades and water-sensitive urban design installations. Students study the underpinning science that supports these technologies and their use in urban environments to achieve environm...

  • Sustainability and Behaviour ChangeENST90032

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    It is perhaps obvious that human behaviour is having a negative impact on our environment. Behavioural change, thus, is pivotal to ensure a more environmentally sustainable future. However the question of behavioural change is vexed. Some argue that humans are ‘naturally’ greedy and selfish, othe...

  • Environmental Research Project - 50 Pt2ENST90038

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct a substantial, independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability. The project comprises a review of a body of literature, a review and discussion of methodology and/ or an evaluation of research or experimental pro...

  • Environmental Research Review (12.5)ENST90006

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an original literature review of research relevant to clearly specified area of environment and sustainability. The project comprises a substantial review of a body of literature or an evaluation of research or experimental protocols. The specific focus of ...

  • Social Impact Assessment and EvaluationENST90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject develops the skills to understand and assess the social impacts of development, including international development projects, resource management, and proposed infrastructure or new policies. We do this in two ways: by looking at how to assess the impacts of proposed projects, and th...

  • Reading Western LiteratureENST10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the practice of reading Western literature in an academic context. Through an examination of different forms, including prose fiction, poetry and drama, students will develop an understanding of literature as a process of critical and reflective reading. The su...

  • Spatial Tools for Ecosystem ManagementENST90045

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The course covers the fundamentals of spatial analysis for ecosystem management and conservation problems. Students will develop skills in the application of remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for landscape analysis of data. Methodologies for collecting, analysing and interpr...

  • Sustainable LandscapesENST90043

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Sustainable Landscapes combines social and ecological disciplines to consider the management of urban and rural/regional landscapes for sustainable futures. Subject teaching includes weekly lectures and a 1x weekend field trip to observe and discuss management of landscapes for sustainable outcom...

  • Human Behaviour and EnvironmentENST20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores psychological and social dimensions of environmental sustainability and landscape and ecosystem management. The subject examines the ways humans experience, interact and behave in the physical environment. This is done by exploring psycho-social dimensions of human-environme...

  • Climate Analysis and ModellingATOC90006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The course introduces students to the philosophy and techniques of the quantitative analysis of weather and climate data, and modelling the large-scale atmospheric system. Among the topics to be covered are the maintenance of the general circulation of the atmosphere, a discussion of the global e...