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GEOG 317

: Remote Sensing and GIS
2020 Semester One (1203)
Further develops key concepts of geographic information science as it is applied to earth and environmental sciences including physical geography. Covers techniques for describing the physical environment, ways of analysing and visualising the environment, particularly raster-based surface models. Also compares theories of remote sensing from space, the air, non-imagery raster data. Skills in analysing and properly using various types of remote sensing materials are developed through labs.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 15 points from EARTHSCI 210, GEOG 210, GISCI 140 and 45 points at Stage II
1202

GEOG 320

: Resources and Environmental Management
2023 Semester One (1233)
Examines the development and conservation of the environment in its use as a resource base, with particular reference to the way in which institutional structures in society determine provision and allocation. Attention is balanced between international experience and the policy framework in New Zealand. The course provides an understanding of key concepts, practices and methods.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1203

GEOG 320

: Resources and Environmental Management
2022 Semester One (1223)
Examines the development and conservation of the environment in its use as a resource base, with particular reference to the way in which institutional structures in society determine provision and allocation. Attention is balanced between international experience and the policy framework in New Zealand. The course provides an understanding of key concepts, practices and methods.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1204

GEOG 320

: Resources and Environmental Management
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines the development and conservation of the environment in its use as a resource base, with particular reference to the way in which institutional structures in society determine provision and allocation. Attention is balanced between international experience and the policy framework in New Zealand. The course provides an understanding of key concepts, practices and methods.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1205

GEOG 320

: Resources and Environmental Management
2020 Semester One (1203)
Examines the development and conservation of the environment in its use as a resource base, with particular reference to the way in which institutional structures in society determine provision and allocation. Attention is balanced between international experience and the policy framework in New Zealand. The course provides an understanding of key concepts, practices and methods.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1206

GEOG 322

: Culture and Environment in East Asia
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Takes a topical and regional approach to the geography of East Asia. The unity and diversity of East Asia, environment and cultural development, industrialisation and urbanisation, population problems and environmental management are emphasised.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1207

GEOG 325

: The Human Dimension of Disasters
2023 Semester Two (1235)
An overview of the human dimension of disasters which covers crucial concepts and theories, vulnerability and the causes of disasters, disaster risk reduction and management, post-disaster recovery and transversal issues such as culture and gender. The discussions encompass not only theoretical but also policy and practical materials and draw on examples and case studies from throughout the world with a particular focus on the most vulnerable and marginalised areas and communities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1208

GEOG 325

: The Human Dimension of Disasters
2022 Semester One (1223)
An overview of the human dimension of disasters which covers crucial concepts and theories, vulnerability and the causes of disasters, disaster risk reduction and management, post-disaster recovery and transversal issues such as culture and gender. The discussions encompass not only theoretical but also policy and practical materials and draw on examples and case studies from throughout the world with a particular focus on the most vulnerable and marginalised areas and communities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1209

GEOG 325

: The Human Dimension of Disasters
2021 Semester One (1213)
An overview of the human dimension of disasters which covers crucial concepts and theories, vulnerability and the causes of disasters, disaster risk reduction and management, post-disaster recovery and transversal issues such as culture and gender. The discussions encompass not only theoretical but also policy and practical materials and draw on examples and case studies from throughout the world with a particular focus on the most vulnerable and marginalised areas and communities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1210

GEOG 325

: The Human Dimension of Disasters
2020 Semester One (1203)
An overview of the human dimension of disasters which covers crucial concepts and theories, vulnerability and the causes of disasters, disaster risk reduction and management, post-disaster recovery and transversal issues such as culture and gender. The discussions encompass not only theoretical but also policy and practical materials and draw on examples and case studies from throughout the world with a particular focus on the most vulnerable and marginalised areas and communities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1211

GEOG 327

: Politics, Markets and Economies
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Uses geographical insights to explore the interrelationships between politics, economy and culture. The course focuses attention on institutions, subjectivity and the making of markets. It examines political projects and economic spaces such as higher education, food and creative economies at the regional, national, and global level.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1212

GEOG 327

: Politics, Markets and Economies
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Uses geographical insights to explore the interrelationships between politics, economy and culture. The course focuses attention on institutions, subjectivity and the making of markets. It examines political projects and economic spaces such as higher education, food and creative economies at the regional, national, and global level.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1213

GEOG 327

: Politics, Markets and Economies
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Uses geographical insights to explore the interrelationships between politics, economy and culture. The course focuses attention on institutions, subjectivity and the making of markets. It examines political projects and economic spaces such as higher education, food and creative economies at the regional, national, and global level.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
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GEOG 327

: Politics, Markets and Economies
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Uses geographical insights to explore the interrelationships between politics, economy and culture. The course focuses attention on institutions, subjectivity and the making of markets. It examines political projects and economic spaces such as higher education, food and creative economies at the regional, national, and global level.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1215

GEOG 330

: Research Methods in Physical Geography
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Research design and associated research methods from the component fields of physical geography. A residential field trip forms a focus for the course. On this trip, students will work under supervision in small groups and apply selected research methods and techniques to a research project. Fieldwork will be followed by the development and presentation of the research project.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: GEOG 250 and 15 points from GEOG 331, 332, 334, 351
Restriction: EARTHSCI 330
1216

GEOG 331

: Fluvial Geomorphology
2020 Semester One (1203)
An integrated study of hydrological and fluvial processes in a river basin context. Content includes interpretation of channel and floodplain landforms, flow and sediment transport relationships, and analysis of landscape evolution. Scientific principles are applied to selected practical problems.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II, including EARTHSCI 262 or GEOG 262, or equivalent
1217

GEOG 332

: Climate and Environment
2021 Semester One (1213)
Introduction to the concept that climate, although often perceived as a hazard, is in fact an important resource. Ways in which climate processes can create hazards or provide a range of resources will be explored. Knowledge concerning how observation systems and climate information can used for decision making, for example in urban planning, economic development and disaster risk reduction, will also be developed as will the procedures associated with the assessment of societal sensitivity to climate.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II, including EARTHSCI 261 or GEOG 261, or equivalent
1218

GEOG 332

: Climate and Environment
2020 Semester One (1203)
Introduction to the concept that climate, although often perceived as a hazard, is in fact an important resource. Ways in which climate processes can create hazards or provide a range of resources will be explored. Knowledge concerning how observation systems and climate information can used for decision making, for example in urban planning, economic development and disaster risk reduction, will also be developed as will the procedures associated with the assessment of societal sensitivity to climate.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II, including EARTHSCI 261 or GEOG 261, or equivalent
1219

GEOG 333

: Special Topic
2022 Semester One (1223)
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1220

GEOG 334

: Environmental Change
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An exploration of the nature and causes of change in selected aspects of the physical environment. Key themes are: a) natural processes driving environmental change and variability; b) humans as agents of change, and; c) biophysical and societal sensitivity to change. Course content will include past, present, and future interactions between society and environmental change, with examples primarily drawn from climatology, hydrology/water resources, and ecology.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II, including EARTHSCI 261 or GEOG 261, or equivalent
1221

GEOG 335

: Applied Physical Geography
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Examines the challenges of ‘doing science’ in the real world. With particular emphasis on climate, fluvial and coastal processes, the types of data, knowledge and information needed for decision making in environmental contexts are examined. Examines the ways human activities effect, and are affected by, the environmental settings of humans. Seeks improved understanding, and prediction, of the world around humans framed as both a resource and hazard.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Geography
1222

GEOG 335

: Applied Physical Geography
2022 Semester One (1223)
Examines the challenges of ‘doing science’ in the real world. With particular emphasis on climate, fluvial and coastal processes, the types of data, knowledge and information needed for decision making in environmental contexts are examined. Examines the ways human activities effect, and are affected by, the environmental settings of humans. Seeks improved understanding, and prediction, of the world around humans framed as both a resource and hazard.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Geography
Restriction: GEOG 331, 332
1223

GEOG 342

: Technology, Power and Social Change
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Technology, algorithms, and Big data are changing our relationships with reality, space and power. This course explores how we know each other, society, and ourselves in this period of unprecedented technological change
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II
1224

GEOG 351

: Coastal and Marine Studies
2023 Semester One (1233)
Focuses on the development of coastal landforms across a range of temporal and spatial scales. Introduces natural processes such as waves, tides and circulation, as well as geological-scale coastal evolution driven by changes in sea level and sediment supply. The course has an applied focus with specific emphasis on coastal management problems that affect society. Issues considered include coastal erosion during storms, the impacts of shoreline engineering, climate change and accelerating sea level rise.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II, including EARTHSCI 262 or GEOG 262, or equivalent
1225

GEOG 351

: Coastal and Marine Studies
2022 Semester One (1223)
Focuses on the development of coastal landforms across a range of temporal and spatial scales. Introduces natural processes such as waves, tides and circulation, as well as geological-scale coastal evolution driven by changes in sea level and sediment supply. The course has an applied focus with specific emphasis on coastal management problems that affect society. Issues considered include coastal erosion during storms, the impacts of shoreline engineering, climate change and accelerating sea level rise.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II, including EARTHSCI 262 or GEOG 262, or equivalent