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801

EARTHSCI 763

: Sub-surface Geophysical Exploration
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The practice behind exploring the subsurface using seismic waves, ground-penetrating radar, and potential field methods. The course consists of four modules focusing on the rock physics background of geophysical techniques, aspects of geophysical studies of reservoirs, ground-penetrating radar surveys, as well as interpretation of gravity, magnetic and electrical data.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Prerequisite: GEOPHYS 330, EARTHSCI 361 or GEOPHYS 361 or equivalent
Restriction: GEOPHYS 761, 762, 763
802

EARTHSCI 764

: Marine Geosciences
2021 Semester One (1213)
The multidisciplinary field of Marine Geosciences, including an overview on acoustic surveying of seafloor and water column, and field acquisition of echosounder data. Further topics include analysis of sediment cores, seafloor sedimentology, marine geochemistry, marine hydrocarbon exploration, and seafloor stability.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
803

EARTHSCI 770

: Engineering Geological Mapping
2023 Summer School (1230)
A field-based course which provides hands-on experience in outcrop mapping, geomorphic mapping, and simple field testing of rocks and soils for geotechnical purposes.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
804

EARTHSCI 770

: Engineering Geological Mapping
2022 Summer School (1220)
A field-based course which provides hands-on experience in outcrop mapping, geomorphic mapping, and simple field testing of rocks and soils for geotechnical purposes.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
805

EARTHSCI 770

: Engineering Geological Mapping
2021 Summer School (1210)
A field-based course which provides hands-on experience in outcrop mapping, geomorphic mapping, and simple field testing of rocks and soils for geotechnical purposes.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
806

EARTHSCI 770

: Engineering Geological Mapping
2020 Summer School (1200)
A field-based course which provides hands-on experience in outcrop mapping, geomorphic mapping, and simple field testing of rocks and soils for geotechnical purposes.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Prerequisite: GEOLOGY 372
Restriction: GEOLOGY 701
807

EARTHSCI 771

: Advanced Engineering Geology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Advanced engineering geology focused on engineering practice. Interpretation of in-situ testing and laboratory test data (including groundwater) for the derivation of design parameters for input into numerical modeling software. The topics covered include, but are not limited to, design and analysis of site investigation, advanced core logging, slope stability analysis, rock fall assessment, introduction to numerical modeling, liquefaction and seismic hazard assessment for engineering design.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
808

EARTHSCI 771

: Advanced Engineering Geology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Advanced engineering geology focused on engineering practice. Interpretation of in-situ testing and laboratory test data (including groundwater) for the derivation of design parameters for input into numerical modeling software. The topics covered include, but are not limited to, design and analysis of site investigation, advanced core logging, slope stability analysis, rock fall assessment, introduction to numerical modeling, liquefaction and seismic hazard assessment for engineering design.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
809

EARTHSCI 771

: Advanced Engineering Geology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Advanced engineering geology focused on engineering practice. Interpretation of in-situ testing and laboratory test data (including groundwater) for the derivation of design parameters for input into numerical modeling software. The topics covered include, but are not limited to, design and analysis of site investigation, advanced core logging, slope stability analysis, rock fall assessment, introduction to numerical modeling, liquefaction and seismic hazard assessment for engineering design.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
810

EARTHSCI 771

: Advanced Engineering Geology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Advanced engineering geology focused on engineering practice. Interpretation of in-situ testing and laboratory test data (including groundwater) for the derivation of design parameters for input into numerical modeling software. The topics covered include, but are not limited to, design and analysis of site investigation, advanced core logging, slope stability analysis, rock fall assessment, introduction to numerical modeling, liquefaction and seismic hazard assessment for engineering design.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Restriction: GEOLOGY 771
811

EARTHSCI 772

: Hydrogeology
2023 Semester One (1233)
Introduces aquifers and aquifer properties; the various processes and techniques utilised in the discovery, development and assessment of groundwater resources; groundwater in construction; groundwater contamination.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
812

EARTHSCI 772

: Hydrogeology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Introduces aquifers and aquifer properties; the various processes and techniques utilised in the discovery, development and assessment of groundwater resources; groundwater in construction; groundwater contamination.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
813

EARTHSCI 772

: Hydrogeology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Introduces aquifers and aquifer properties; the various processes and techniques utilised in the discovery, development and assessment of groundwater resources; groundwater in construction; groundwater contamination.
Subject: Earth Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
814

EARTHSCI 772

: Hydrogeology
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Introduces aquifers and aquifer properties; the various processes and techniques utilised in the discovery, development and assessment of groundwater resources; groundwater in construction; groundwater contamination.
Subject: Earth Sciences
Restriction: GEOLOGY 772
815

ENVCHG 300

: Environmental Change
2022 Semester One (1223)
An exploration of the nature and causes of change in the physical environment, including: natural processes driving environmental change and variability; humans as agents of change; and biophysical and societal sensitivity to change. Past, present and future interactions between society and environmental change with examples drawn from climatology and ecology. Principles of scientific writing and communication will also be addressed.
Subject: Environmental Change
Prerequisite: Programme Coordinator approval
Restriction: GEOG 334
816

ENVCHG 300

: Research Design for Environmental Change
2021 Semester One (1213)
An understanding of research on environmental change. Students will be introduced to research topics and appropriate methodologies for investigating environmental change. Principles of scientific writing and communication will also be addressed. Students will apply these skills by developing and writing a research proposal or critical review.
Subject: Environmental Change
Prerequisite: Programme Coordinator approval
817

ENVMGT 701

: Environmental Management in Practice
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Research and practice in Environmental Management. Students will explore alternative perspectives and methodologies applied in environmental management and develop a research proposal that includes a critical review of a contemporary practice.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions
818

ENVMGT 701

: Environmental Management in Practice
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Research and practice in Environmental Management. Students will explore alternative perspectives and methodologies applied in environmental management and develop a research proposal that includes a critical review of a contemporary practice.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions
819

ENVMGT 741

: Social Change for Sustainability
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Explores the concept of sustainability through different theoretical frameworks and how social and environmental movements have mobilised around this concept over time. Critically interrogates what is sustainable, what is social change, and how can social change be sustainable in a global economy. Draws on case studies of current environmental issues and associated popular social movements.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions
820

ENVMGT 741

: Social Change for Sustainability
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores the concept of sustainability through different theoretical frameworks and how social and environmental movements have mobilised around this concept over time. Critically interrogates what is sustainable, what is social change, and how can social change be sustainable in a global economy. Draws on case studies of current environmental issues and associated popular social movements.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions
821

ENVMGT 741

: Social Change for Sustainability
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Explores the concept of sustainability through different theoretical frameworks and how social and environmental movements have mobilised around this concept over time. Critically interrogates what is sustainable, what is social change, and how can social change be sustainable in a global economy. Draws on case studies of current environmental issues and associated popular social movements.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions
822

ENVMGT 742

: Social Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
2023 Semester One (1233)
An examination of the social dimensions of global environmental change. This includes a review of the history of climate science, the interaction of science with other knowledges, and contemporary debates surrounding climate change as well as other forms of environmental change. It also examines the different ways in which people respond to environmental risks and changes, and the challenges associated with mitigation and adaptation policies.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions
823

ENVMGT 742

: Social Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An examination of the social dimensions of global environmental change. This includes a review of the history of climate science, the interaction of science with other knowledges, and contemporary debates surrounding climate change as well as other forms of environmental change. It also examines the different ways in which people respond to environmental risks and changes, and the challenges associated with mitigation and adaptation policies.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions
824

ENVMGT 742

: Social Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
2021 Semester One (1213)
An examination of the social dimensions of global environmental change. This includes a review of the history of climate science, the interaction of science with other knowledges, and contemporary debates surrounding climate change as well as other forms of environmental change. It also examines the different ways in which people respond to environmental risks and changes, and the challenges associated with mitigation and adaptation policies.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions
825

ENVMGT 742

: Social Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
2020 Semester One (1203)
An examination of the social dimensions of global environmental change. This includes a review of the history of climate science, the interaction of science with other knowledges, and contemporary debates surrounding climate change as well as other forms of environmental change. It also examines the different ways in which people respond to environmental risks and changes, and the challenges associated with mitigation and adaptation policies.
Subject: Environmental Management
No pre-requisites or restrictions