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ENVSCI 303

: Environmental Science, Risk and Society
2023 Semester Two (1235)
An examination of the contemporary topics that shape the ways in which environmental science may be communicated and understood. Topics of discussion include issues of scientific uncertainty, risk communication, public trust and the role of media.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1102

ENVSCI 303

: Environmental Science, Risk and Society
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An examination of the contemporary topics that shape the ways in which environmental science may be communicated and understood. Topics of discussion include issues of scientific uncertainty, risk communication, public trust and the role of media.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1103

ENVSCI 303

: Environmental Science, Risk and Society
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An examination of the contemporary topics that shape the ways in which environmental science may be communicated and understood. Topics of discussion include issues of scientific uncertainty, risk communication, public trust and the role of media.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1104

ENVSCI 399

: Capstone: Environmental Science
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Students will engage with the research process, as practised in environmental science. Independent or small group research projects will be undertaken under the guidance of an academic mentor. Students will design and complete an independent research project and communicate their findings. The emphasis is on research skills and assisting students in developing and implementing their independent academic research project.
Subject: Environmental Science
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Environmental Science or 15 points at Stage III in Environmental Science and 15 points from other Stage III courses included in the major
1105

ENVSCI 399

: Capstone: Environmental Science
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Students will engage with the research process, as practised in environmental science. Independent or small group research projects will be undertaken under the guidance of an academic mentor. Students will design and complete an independent research project and communicate their findings. The emphasis is on research skills and assisting students in developing and implementing their independent academic research project.
Subject: Environmental Science
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Environmental Science or 15 points at Stage III in Environmental Science and 15 points from other Stage III courses included in the major
1106

ENVSCI 399

: Capstone: Environmental Science
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Students will engage with the research process, as practised in environmental science. Independent or small group research projects will be undertaken under the guidance of an academic mentor. Students will design and complete an independent research project and communicate their findings. The emphasis is on research skills and assisting students in developing and implementing their independent academic research project.
Subject: Environmental Science
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Environmental Science or 15 points at Stage III in Environmental Science and 15 points from other Stage III courses included in the major
1107

ENVSCI 399

: Capstone: Environmental Science
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Students will engage with the research process, as practised in environmental science. Independent or small group research projects will be undertaken under the guidance of an academic mentor. Students will design and complete an independent research project and communicate their findings. The emphasis is on research skills and assisting students in developing and implementing their independent academic research project.
Subject: Environmental Science
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Environmental Science or 15 points at Stage III in Environmental Science and 15 points from other Stage III courses included in the major
1108

ENVSCI 701

: Research Practice in Environmental Science
2024 Semester One (1243)
An understanding of research in Environmental Science. Students will be introduced to a range of methodologies and will be challenged to critically analyse information and data. 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 Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1109

ENVSCI 701

: Research Practice in Environmental Science
2023 Semester One (1233)
An understanding of research in Environmental Science. Students will be introduced to a range of methodologies and will be challenged to critically analyse information and data. 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 Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1110

ENVSCI 701

: Research Practice in Environmental Science
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An understanding of research in Environmental Science. Students will be introduced to a range of methodologies and will be challenged to critically analyse information and data. 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 Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1111

ENVSCI 701

: Research Practice in Environmental Science
2022 Semester One (1223)
An understanding of research in Environmental Science. Students will be introduced to a range of methodologies and will be challenged to critically analyse information and data. 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 Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1112

ENVSCI 701

: Research Practice in Environmental Science
2020 Semester One (1203)
An understanding of research in Environmental Science. Students will be introduced to a range of methodologies and will be challenged to critically analyse information and data. 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 Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1113

ENVSCI 702

: Applied Estuarine Ecology
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Emphasises multi-disciplinary science that integrates across different empirical and theoretical approaches to better understand the functioning of soft-sediment ecosystems. Covers fundamental ecological principles of soft-sediment systems through to the impacts associated with human activities. Includes practical exercises in experimental field ecology which will introduce students to key research methods. No formal prerequisite but knowledge of Stage III marine ecology/science, or equivalent, will be assumed.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1114

ENVSCI 702

: Applied Estuarine Ecology
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Emphasises multi-disciplinary science that integrates across different empirical and theoretical approaches to better understand the functioning of soft-sediment ecosystems. Covers fundamental ecological principles of soft-sediment systems through to the impacts associated with human activities. Includes practical exercises in experimental field ecology which will introduce students to key research methods. No formal prerequisite but knowledge of Stage III marine ecology/science, or equivalent, will be assumed.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1115

ENVSCI 704

: Modelling of Environmental Systems
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The design and application of models for the investigation of environmental problems; understanding the role and utility of modelling in environmental science; the analysis and representation of dynamic environmental phenomena. Provides an understanding of modelling concepts, approaches and applications, and methods for determining the suitability of modelling in specific contexts. No formal requirement, but an understanding of the material in BIOSCI 209, ENVSCI 310, GEOG 250, MATHS 108 and STATS 101 will be assumed.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1116

ENVSCI 705

: Handling Environmental Data
2024 Semester One (1243)
Contemporary approaches to understanding and analysing environmental data with an emphasis on developing skills to support the ‘transformation, visualisation, modelling’ cycle. The importance of adopting reproducible research practices (eg, data and code archiving) will be emphasised. The course focuses on an applied laboratory component and will be taught in open-source software. Assessment will be via projects analysing environmental data. No formal prerequisites but an understanding of basic statistical methods equivalent to STATS 101 will be presumed.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1117

ENVSCI 705

: Handling Environmental Data
2023 Semester One (1233)
Contemporary approaches to understanding and analysing environmental data with an emphasis on developing skills to support the ‘transformation, visualisation, modelling’ cycle. The importance of adopting reproducible research practices (eg, data and code archiving) will be emphasised. The course focuses on an applied laboratory component and will be taught in open-source software. Assessment will be via projects analysing environmental data. No formal prerequisites but an understanding of basic statistical methods equivalent to STATS 101 will be presumed.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1118

ENVSCI 705

: Handling Environmental Data
2022 Semester One (1223)
Contemporary approaches to understanding and analysing environmental data with an emphasis on developing skills to support the ‘transformation, visualisation, modelling’ cycle. The importance of adopting reproducible research practices (eg, data and code archiving) will be emphasised. The course focuses on an applied laboratory component and will be taught in open-source software. Assessment will be via projects analysing environmental data. No formal prerequisites but an understanding of basic statistical methods equivalent to STATS 101 will be presumed.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1119

ENVSCI 705

: Handling Environmental Data
2021 Semester One (1213)
Contemporary approaches to understanding and analysing environmental data with an emphasis on developing skills to support the ‘transformation, visualisation, modelling’ cycle. The importance of adopting reproducible research practices (eg, data and code archiving) will be emphasised. The course focuses on an applied laboratory component and will be taught in open-source software. Assessment will be via projects analysing environmental data. No formal prerequisites but an understanding of basic statistical methods equivalent to STATS 101 will be presumed.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1120

ENVSCI 705

: Handling Environmental Data
2020 Semester One (1203)
Contemporary approaches to understanding and analysing environmental data with an emphasis on developing skills to support the ‘transformation, visualisation, modelling’ cycle. The importance of adopting reproducible research practices (eg, data and code archiving) will be emphasised. The course focuses on an applied laboratory component and will be taught in open-source software. Assessment will be via projects analysing environmental data. No formal prerequisites but an understanding of basic statistical methods equivalent to STATS 101 will be presumed.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1121

ENVSCI 706

: Special Topic
2023 Semester One (1233)
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1122

ENVSCI 708

: Ecosystem Dynamics
2024 Semester One (1243)
Ecosystems have a critical role in regulating climate, soil, water, and air quality. Basic concepts of ecosystem ecology are introduced and the effects of human-induced changes on ecosystem processes are examined. The dynamics of key ecosystem processes (e.g. carbon and water cycling) and their driving factors are investigated. Students will conduct a research project linking theoretical and practical aspects of ecosystem science.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1123

ENVSCI 711

: Environmental Impact Assessment
2024 Semester Two (1245)
A focus on the interdisciplinary, scientific assessment of environmental impacts with specific reference to applying this discipline in New Zealand. Methodologies used in the assessment, monitoring and regulation of environmental impacts will be discussed and critically evaluated. The contribution of Environmental Impact Assessment to policy and regulatory decisions in environmental management, including consenting procedures and plan-making processes and the roles and duties of public and professional participants, will be covered. A key component of the assessment is the preparation of an individual Environmental Impact Assessment report.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1124

ENVSCI 711

: Assessing Environmental Effects
2023 Semester Two (1235)
A focus on the interdisciplinary, scientific assessment of environmental activities with specific reference to the New Zealand context. Methodologies used in the assessment, monitoring and regulation of environmental effects, trends and risks will be critically evaluated. Aspects of the RMA, including consenting procedures and the role of public and professional participants in the process, will be discussed. A key component of the assessment is the preparation of an individual Assessing Environmental Effects report.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1125

ENVSCI 711

: Assessing Environmental Effects
2022 Semester Two (1225)
A focus on the interdisciplinary, scientific assessment of environmental activities with specific reference to the New Zealand context. Methodologies used in the assessment, monitoring and regulation of environmental effects, trends and risks will be critically evaluated. Aspects of the RMA, including consenting procedures and the role of public and professional participants in the process, will be discussed. A key component of the assessment is the preparation of an individual Assessing Environmental Effects report.
Subject: Environmental Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions