SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

WEM3RMA

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this unit students are provided with an understanding of natural resource management within an ecological context. Three major areas are reviewed including the following topics; water resources descriptive and quantitative hydrology, availability and utilisation of Australia's water resources, planning and technology of water resource development projects, forest and agricultural resources, Australia's native and softwood forest resources and their management, factors influencing agricultural production and sustainable farm management practices.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAlexei Rowles

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites WEM2QRM AND WEM2PEE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlexei Rowles

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Four 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
Two 4.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
preparation of two 500-word technical reports20
two 2-hour written examinations40
two 2000-word practical assignments40