CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENT
Credit points: 15
This unit, through a series of lead lectures, introduces the relevance of climate change to global, regional and local infrastructure existing and proposed. Climate global drivers, meteorology, data access and retrieval will be presented to the master students through LMS modules. This self-directed learning and testing is complemented with a field excursion to a weather station. The unit is concluded with a debate on "Global Warming" and an assignment on the implications of climate change on global, regional and local infrastructure.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Russell
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Only students enrolled in the Master of Civil Engineering (Sustainable Infrastructure) are permitted to enrol in this unit.
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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Russell
Three 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"or one 5-hour excursion or two 3-hour LMS modules/fortnight over 13 weeks"
|Group Debate||500 words/ student (equivalent)||15|
|LMS module||2500 words equivalent||50|
|Site Visit Report||500 words||15|