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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students are provided with an understanding of the principles and practice of waste management and pollution control relating to agricultural and industrial wastes, environmental audits and impact assessment. Topics covered include: types and sources of agricultural pollution; waste management in intensive animal production industries; characteristics, storage, treatment and disposal of solid and liquid wastes; concepts and philosophy of environmental audits and impact assessment, including policy, legislation and administration at national, state and local level; team case studies of environmental audits and impact assessment.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Russell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites BIO12ES


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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIndustrial water pollutionPrescribedEckenfelder, W.W.MCGRAW HILL (1989).
ReadingsWastewater engineering: treatment and disposalPrescribedMetcalf and Eddy Inc.MCGRAW HILL (1991).

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