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EARTHSCI 399

: Capstone: Earth Sciences
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Conducting an Earth Science investigation involving a range of skills, as practised in research and industry careers. Students will undertake an independent research project involving field, desktop and/or laboratory work, and communicate the results in written and oral formats. Skills gained include ability to design a research project, collect and analyse qualitative and quantitative Earth Science data, and research communication.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences
777

EARTHSCI 399

: Capstone: Earth Sciences
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Students will engage in research and/or practice in Earth Sciences, utilising skills and knowledge acquired in preparatory papers. This course provides Earth Science majoring students with an opportunity to embed themselves within a research group and/or employer, and to apply their skills to outreach, a research project or internship, the outcomes of which will then be presented and assessed in a variety of formats from a formal written report through to oral presentation and/or press release.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences
778

EARTHSCI 703

: Hydrothermal Systems: Geothermal Energy and Ore Deposits
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Active hydrothermal systems are dynamic and of vital significance to national energy requirements. In addition, their fossil equivalents are often important sites for ore deposition. This course overviews the geologic, hydrologic, and geochemical features of hydrothermal systems with an emphasis on exploration and development of active systems for geothermal energy, and fossil systems for mineral resources.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
779

EARTHSCI 705

: Geohazards
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Contemporary methods used to identify and assess natural hazards, techniques used for the probabilistic forecasting, spatial representation and communication of hazards. How the relationship between hazard information, risk mitigation and emergency management is addressed. There will be a strong focus on the use of case studies.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
780

EARTHSCI 705

: Geohazards
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Contemporary methods used to identify and assess natural hazards, techniques used for the probabilistic forecasting, spatial representation and communication of hazards. How the relationship between hazard information, risk mitigation and emergency management is addressed. There will be a strong focus on the use of case studies.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
781

EARTHSCI 705

: Geohazards
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Contemporary methods used to identify and assess natural hazards, techniques used for the probabilistic forecasting, spatial representation and communication of hazards. How the relationship between hazard information, risk mitigation and emergency management is addressed. There will be a strong focus on the use of case studies.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Restriction: GEOLOGY 705
782

EARTHSCI 706

: Faults, Fluids and Ore Deposits
2022 Semester One (1223)
Application of concepts of structural geology to mineral exploration, with a focus on hydrothermal ore deposits. Students are exposed to fundamental theory to work through key deposit types with scenarios designed to encourage critical thinking, problem solving and good practice. A field component may be offered.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
783

EARTHSCI 706

: Special Topic
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
784

EARTHSCI 714

: Earthquake Geology
2023 Semester One (1233)
Understanding why, how and where earthquakes occur from identification of their source parameters to consideration of their effects (ground shaking, fault rupture and crustal stress changes). Topics include seismic style, earthquake size and source parameters, recurrence interval, conditions for failure, and earthquakes as agents for crustal fluid redistribution.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
785

EARTHSCI 714

: Earthquake Geology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Understanding why, how and where earthquakes occur from identification of their source parameters to consideration of their effects (ground shaking, fault rupture and crustal stress changes). Topics include seismic style, earthquake size and source parameters, recurrence interval, conditions for failure, and earthquakes as agents for crustal fluid redistribution.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
786

EARTHSCI 714

: Earthquake Geology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Understanding why, how and where earthquakes occur from identification of their source parameters to consideration of their effects (ground shaking, fault rupture and crustal stress changes). Topics include seismic style, earthquake size and source parameters, recurrence interval, conditions for failure, and earthquakes as agents for crustal fluid redistribution.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
787

EARTHSCI 714

: Earthquake Geology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Understanding why, how and where earthquakes occur from identification of their source parameters to consideration of their effects (ground shaking, fault rupture and crustal stress changes). Topics include seismic style, earthquake size and source parameters, recurrence interval, conditions for failure, and earthquakes as agents for crustal fluid redistribution.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Restriction: GEOLOGY 712, 714
788

EARTHSCI 720

: Geochemistry of our World
2022 Semester One (1223)
Provides a broad overview of applications of geochemistry across multiple disciplines. In addition, this course will help determine the suitability of different analytical techniques to different problems while providing practical experience in collecting and evaluating geochemical data. Subject areas are wide-reaching and include, geology, environmental science, biology, archaeology, and forensic sciences. No formal prerequisite but knowledge of introductory chemistry will be assumed.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
789

EARTHSCI 720

: Geochemistry of our World
2021 Semester One (1213)
Provides a broad overview of applications of geochemistry across multiple disciplines. In addition, this course will help determine the suitability of different analytical techniques to different problems while providing practical experience in collecting and evaluating geochemical data. Subject areas are wide-reaching and include, geology, environmental science, biology, archaeology, and forensic sciences. No formal prerequisite but knowledge of introductory chemistry will be assumed.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
790

EARTHSCI 720

: Geochemistry of our World
2020 Semester One (1203)
Provides a broad overview of applications of geochemistry across multiple disciplines. In addition, this course will help determine the suitability of different analytical techniques to different problems while providing practical experience in collecting and evaluating geochemical data. Subject areas are wide-reaching and include, geology, environmental science, biology, archaeology, and forensic sciences. No formal prerequisite but knowledge of introductory chemistry will be assumed.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Restriction: GEOLOGY 720
791

EARTHSCI 732

: Reconstructing Environmental Change
2023 Semester One (1233)
Examines key issues in environmental change with an emphasis on the South West Pacific during the Quaternary. Methods applied to reconstruct and constrain the timing of environmental change are explored, including glacial geomorphology, environmental isotopes, micro- and macro-fossil remains such as pollen, diatoms and wood, and relevant geochronologic techniques. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding equivalent to EARTHSCI 307, GEOG 334 or GEOLOGY 303 will be assumed.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
792

EARTHSCI 732

: Reconstructing Environmental Change
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines key issues in environmental change with an emphasis on the South West Pacific during the Quaternary. Methods applied to reconstruct and constrain the timing of environmental change are explored, including glacial geomorphology, environmental isotopes, micro- and macro-fossil remains such as pollen, diatoms and wood, and relevant geochronologic techniques. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding equivalent to EARTHSCI 307, GEOG 334 or GEOLOGY 303 will be assumed.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
793

EARTHSCI 732

: Reconstructing Environmental Change
2020 Semester One (1203)
Examines key issues in environmental change with an emphasis on the South West Pacific during the Quaternary. Methods applied to reconstruct and constrain the timing of environmental change are explored, including glacial geomorphology, environmental isotopes, micro- and macro-fossil remains such as pollen, diatoms and wood, and relevant geochronologic techniques. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding equivalent to EARTHSCI 307, GEOG 334 or GEOLOGY 303 will be assumed.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Restriction: GEOG 732
794

EARTHSCI 752

: Understanding Volcanic Systems
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Understanding how and why volcanoes erupt from magma processes in mantle to eruption at the surface. All tectonic settings and explosive and effusive processes are examined. Volcanic hazards and resource exploration in volcanic terrain is also covered.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
795

EARTHSCI 752

: Understanding Volcanic Systems
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Understanding how and why volcanoes erupt from magma processes in mantle to eruption at the surface. All tectonic settings and explosive and effusive processes are examined. Volcanic hazards and resource exploration in volcanic terrain is also covered.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
796

EARTHSCI 752

: Understanding Volcanic Systems
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Understanding how and why volcanoes erupt from magma processes in mantle to eruption at the surface. All tectonic settings and explosive and effusive processes are examined. Volcanic hazards and resource exploration in volcanic terrain is also covered.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
797

EARTHSCI 752

: Understanding Volcanic Systems
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Understanding how and why volcanoes erupt from magma processes in mantle to eruption at the surface. All tectonic settings and explosive and effusive processes are examined. Volcanic hazards and resource exploration in volcanic terrain is also covered.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Restriction: GEOLOGY 751, 752
798

EARTHSCI 754

: Advanced Sedimentology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Develops an advanced understanding of sedimentology. Critically examines the latest research into the dynamics of contemporary and ancient surface processes and sedimentary environments. Case studies, field work, guest lectures and discussions are used to develop a deep understanding of sedimentology.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
799

EARTHSCI 754

: Pure and Applied Sedimentology
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An integrated account of aspects of advanced sedimentology from sediment source to sink. Critical examination of recent and ongoing, pure and applied research into the dynamics of sedimentary environments and their recognition in the ancient record. No formal prerequisite, but knowledge of sedimentology and sedimentary processes at the level covered in GEOG 262 or GEOLOGY 202 will be assumed.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
800

EARTHSCI 754

: Pure and Applied Sedimentology
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An integrated account of aspects of advanced sedimentology from sediment source to sink. Critical examination of recent and ongoing, pure and applied research into the dynamics of sedimentary environments and their recognition in the ancient record. No formal prerequisite, but knowledge of sedimentology and sedimentary processes at the level covered in GEOG 262 or GEOLOGY 202 will be assumed.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions