CLIMATE CHANGE

CIV5CC

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Russell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only students enrolled in the Master of Civil Engineering (Sustainable Infrastructure) are permitted to enrol in this unit.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Russell

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Group meetings"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignment2000 words20
Group Debate15
LMS ModulesQuiz/test50
Site Visit Report1000 words15