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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Climate and Economic StrategyENST90012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject aims to introduce economic ways of thinking about appropriate responses of businesses to changes in their operating environment as a result of concerns about climate change. The expected costs and benefits of changing climatic conditions for agricultural production in Australia and i...

  • Contemporary Environmental IssuesEVSC90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the study of selected key issues in the field of environmental studies. The subject will assist students in broadening their understanding of environmental processes and update their knowledge of current debates and emerging themes in environmental studies, with special atte...

  • Environmental Research Topic (Ind)ENST90021

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

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  • Convective Clouds and StormsATOC90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The aim of this subject is to explore processes governing convection in the atmosphere, with a particular emphasis on severe convective storms and tropical cyclones. Specific topics covered include buoyancy, local convection, cellular convection, stability, severe storms - including supercell sto...

  • Contemporary Environmental Issues AENST90022

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Environmental Sustainability and Behaviour Change In 2014 the special topic for this subject will be behaviour change for sustainability. It is perhaps obvious that many human behaviours impact negatively on our environment. Behavioural change, thus, is pivotal to ensuring a more environmentally...

  • Mesoscale Atmospheric DynamicsATOC90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will examine the fundamental dynamics controlling the behaviour of atmospheric processes on the mesoscale, including convection, atmospheric waves, mountain meteorology, and frontal systems. In addition, the two-way interactions between mesoscale and larger scale processes will be di...

  • Climate Change & Agricultural AdaptationENST90014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Global Warming is now a reality and the resultant changes in climate will dramatically affect the demographics of the world’s food production in the next half century. This subject will examine the potential impacts of current and projected future changes to the climates of world’s major agricult...

  • Climate Variability and Climate ChangeENST90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces the fundamental processes and dynamics important for climate variability and climate change in the Australian region using both observations and climate models. There are discussions on the development of regional climate change scenarios using climate model outputs and th...

  • Property EnvironmentsENVS10010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to the various legal, economic and social systems that affect the environment at the level of the individual property. The subject covers theories and practices pertaining to the control, transfer, development and decisions about material goods in the built and na...

  • Digital Design and FabricationENVS20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will serve as an introduction to digital design and workflow from ideas to the making of physical artefacts. It will introduce students to contemporary digital design software, tools and technology with a broader view of using these tools, mediums and techniques for design purposes a...

  • Environmental Research TopicENST90018

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject allows students to conduct an original environmental research project under the supervision of the subject coordinator and an individual supervisor.The project itself is a maximum of 10000 words in length and is submitted towards the end of the semester.The research project involves a...

  • Atmospheric ModellingATOC90013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The aim of this unit is to describe the design of global atmospheric models as they are used in Numerical Weather Prediction, seasonal prediction and climate simulation. The unit aims to provide a basic understanding of all aspects of global atmospheric modelling. It will describe modelling techn...

  • Adapting to Climate ChangeENST90034

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on climate change adaptation, and in particular its environmental, political, social and policy dimensions. It explores the ways which climate change poses risks to human wellbeing, and the ways these risks can be managed. It draws on examples from Australia and the Asia-Paci...

  • Greenhouse Gases from AgricultureENST90013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject instructs the participants to the processes by which greenhouse gases are evolved from agricultural systems, and the basis of that understanding, including options for mitigation. The principle focus will be on enteric methane and nitrous oxide emissions from soils, fertilisers and a...

  • Advanced Dynamical MeteorologyATOC90012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The aim of the subject is to explore the basic dynamical principles governing flow in a rotating frame of reference (the Earth's frame of reference), and to use these principles to understand the large-scale dynamics of the atmosphere.