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GEOG 774

: Advanced Spatial Data Handling
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Advanced approaches to spatial data handling (processing, management, visualisation, and analysis) in web-based environments, including theoretical debates and implications as well as applications for spatial data handling in integrated open-source and web-based mapping/GIS environments. There will be an applied laboratory component and lecture/seminar component where the broader social and theoretical implications of developments in spatial data handling will be engaged. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding equivalent to GEOG 318 will be assumed.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1277

GEOPHYS 213

: The Geophysical Environment
2022 Semester Two (1225)
This course explores the physical principles governing – and the connections between – the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and interior. Topics include the structure of the solid earth, ocean currents and tides, and fundamental aspects of weather and climate.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150, 160, and either 15 points from ENGSCI 111, MATHS 108, 150, 153, or MATHS 120 and 130
Restriction: PHYSICS 213
1278

GEOPHYS 213

: The Geophysical Environment
2021 Semester Two (1215)
This course explores the physical principles governing – and the connections between – the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and interior. Topics include the structure of the solid earth, ocean currents and tides, and fundamental aspects of weather and climate.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150, 160, and either 15 points from ENGSCI 111, MATHS 108, 150, 153, or MATHS 120 and 130
Restriction: PHYSICS 213
1279

GEOPHYS 213

: The Geophysical Environment
2020 Semester Two (1205)
This course explores the physical principles governing – and the connections between – the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and interior. Topics include the structure of the solid earth, ocean currents and tides, and fundamental aspects of weather and climate.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150, 160, and either 15 points from ENGSCI 111, MATHS 108, 150, 153, or MATHS 120 and 130
Restriction: PHYSICS 213
1280

GEOPHYS 310

: Physics of the Earth
2023 Semester One (1233)
Covers the physics of the solid earth from the surface to the core. Specifically, the course explores the Earth’s gravitational field (including the rotation and figure of the earth), seismology, heat flow, the magnetic and electromagnetic field to unravel the properties, processes, and structure of the Earth’s interior.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from EARTHSCI 103, 120, GEOLOGY 103, and 15 points from GEOPHYS 213, PHYSICS 213, and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 253, 260, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: GEOPHYS 330
1281

GEOPHYS 310

: Physics of the Earth
2022 Semester One (1223)
Covers the physics of the solid earth from the surface to the core. Specifically, the course explores the Earth’s gravitational field (including the rotation and figure of the earth), seismology, heat flow, the magnetic and electromagnetic field to unravel the properties, processes, and structure of the Earth’s interior.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from EARTHSCI 103, 120, GEOLOGY 103, and 15 points from GEOPHYS 213, PHYSICS 213, and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 253, 260, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: GEOPHYS 330
1282

GEOPHYS 310

: Physics of the Earth
2021 Semester One (1213)
Covers the physics of the solid earth from the surface to the core. Specifically, the course explores the Earth’s gravitational field (including the rotation and figure of the earth), seismology, heat flow, the magnetic and electromagnetic field to unravel the properties, processes, and structure of the Earth’s interior.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from EARTHSCI 103, 120, GEOLOGY 103, and 15 points from GEOPHYS 213, PHYSICS 213, and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 253, 260, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: GEOPHYS 330
1283

GEOPHYS 311

: Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Physics
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Examines the physical and dynamic processes shaping the atmosphere and oceans, covering the thermodynamics of the climate system and the dynamics of global atmospheric and oceanic circulations. Explores the fundamental physical processes that control Earth’s climate and investigates the dilemmas they present in our current understanding of climate.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 201, 231, and 15 points from GEOPHYS 213, PHYSICS 213, and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 253, 260, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: GEOPHYS 331
1284

GEOPHYS 311

: Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Physics
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Examines the physical and dynamic processes shaping the atmosphere and oceans, covering the thermodynamics of the climate system and the dynamics of global atmospheric and oceanic circulations. Explores the fundamental physical processes that control Earth’s climate and investigates the dilemmas they present in our current understanding of climate.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 201, 231, and 15 points from GEOPHYS 213, PHYSICS 213, and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 253, 260, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: GEOPHYS 331
1285

GEOPHYS 311

: Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Physics
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines the physical and dynamic processes shaping the atmosphere and oceans, covering the thermodynamics of the climate system and the dynamics of global atmospheric and oceanic circulations. Explores the fundamental physical processes that control Earth’s climate and investigates the dilemmas they present in our current understanding of climate.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 201, 231, and 15 points from GEOPHYS 213, PHYSICS 213, and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 253, 260, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: GEOPHYS 331
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GEOPHYS 311

: Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Physics
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Examines the physical and dynamic processes shaping the atmosphere and oceans, covering the thermodynamics of the climate system and the dynamics of global atmospheric and oceanic circulations. Explores the fundamental physical processes that control Earth’s climate and investigates the dilemmas they present in our current understanding of climate.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 201, 231, and 15 points from GEOPHYS 213, PHYSICS 213, and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 253, 260, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: GEOPHYS 331
1287

GEOPHYS 361

: Fundamentals and Applications of Geophysical Exploration
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The fundamentals of geophysical exploration methods and their application. The course will provide a comprehensive overview of seismic techniques, geophysical borehole methods, and an introduction to gravity, electric, magnetic, electromagnetic, and radar techniques. Applications of these will be considered including hydrocarbon, mineral and geothermal exploration. Geophysical data will be acquired and analysed through field and laboratory work.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from EARTHSCI 103, 120, GEOLOGY 103, and GEOPHYS 213 or PHYSICS 213 and MATHS 208 or equivalent
Restriction: EARTHSCI 361, GEOLOGY 361
1288

GEOPHYS 361

: Fundamentals and Applications of Geophysical Exploration
2021 Semester Two (1215)
The fundamentals of geophysical exploration methods and their application. The course will provide a comprehensive overview of seismic techniques, geophysical borehole methods, and an introduction to gravity, electric, magnetic, electromagnetic, and radar techniques. Applications of these will be considered including hydrocarbon, mineral and geothermal exploration. Geophysical data will be acquired and analysed through field and laboratory work.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from EARTHSCI 103, 120, GEOLOGY 103, and GEOPHYS 213 or PHYSICS 213 and MATHS 208 or equivalent
Restriction: EARTHSCI 361, GEOLOGY 361
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GEOPHYS 361

: Fundamentals and Applications of Geophysical Exploration
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The fundamentals of geophysical exploration methods and their application. The course will provide a comprehensive overview of seismic techniques, geophysical borehole methods, and an introduction to gravity, electric, magnetic, electromagnetic, and radar techniques. Applications of these will be considered including hydrocarbon, mineral and geothermal exploration. Geophysical data will be acquired and analysed through field and laboratory work.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 15 points from EARTHSCI 103, 120, GEOLOGY 103, and GEOPHYS 213 or PHYSICS 213 and MATHS 208 or equivalent
Restriction: EARTHSCI 361, GEOLOGY 361
1290

GEOPHYS 399

: Capstone: Geophysics
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Students will employ core methodologies (experimental, observational, computational, numerical) to investigate some aspect of a key geophysical phenomenon, and relate their findings to contemporary research in the field, considering wider societal aspects and issues. Students will develop their skills in communication, critical thinking, teaching and creative problem solving.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 30 points from GEOPHYS 310, 311, 361
Restriction: EARTHSCI 399, PHYSICS 399
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GEOPHYS 399

: Capstone: Geophysics
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Students will employ core methodologies (experimental, observational, computational, numerical) to investigate some aspect of a key geophysical phenomenon, and relate their findings to contemporary research in the field, considering wider societal aspects and issues. Students will develop their skills in communication, critical thinking, teaching and creative problem solving.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 30 points from GEOPHYS 310, 311, 361
Restriction: EARTHSCI 399, PHYSICS 399
1292

GEOPHYS 399

: Capstone: Geophysics
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Students will employ core methodologies (experimental, observational, computational, numerical) to investigate some aspect of a key geophysical phenomenon, and relate their findings to contemporary research in the field, considering wider societal aspects and issues. Students will develop their skills in communication, critical thinking, teaching and creative problem solving.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 30 points from GEOPHYS 310, 311, 361
Restriction: EARTHSCI 399, PHYSICS 399
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GEOPHYS 399

: Capstone: Geophysics
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Students will employ core methodologies (experimental, observational, computational, numerical) to investigate some aspect of a key geophysical phenomenon, and relate their findings to contemporary research in the field, considering wider societal aspects and issues. Students will develop their skills in communication, critical thinking, teaching and creative problem solving.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: 30 points from GEOPHYS 310, 311, 361
Restriction: EARTHSCI 399, PHYSICS 399
1294

GEOPHYS 711

: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
2021 Semester One (1213)
Explores geophysical fluid flow dynamics in the atmosphere and ocean. Rotation and stratification in the atmosphere and ocean lead to fascinating characteristics of geophysical fluid flow that will be explained mathematically and/or numerically. Topics include the general circulation, Hadley and midlatitude circulations in the atmosphere, Sverdrup balance and western boundary currents in the ocean, quasi-geostrophic model, waves, and instabilities. Students are expected to know the basics of fluid mechanics and vector calculus.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: GEOPHYS 311 or Programme Coordinator approval
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GEOPHYS 711

: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores geophysical fluid flow dynamics in the atmosphere and ocean. Rotation and stratification in the atmosphere and ocean lead to fascinating characteristics of geophysical fluid flow that will be explained mathematically and/or numerically. Topics include the general circulation, Hadley and midlatitude circulations in the atmosphere, Sverdrup balance and western boundary currents in the ocean, quasi-geostrophic model, waves, and instabilities. Students are expected to know the basics of fluid mechanics and vector calculus.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: GEOPHYS 311 or Programme Coordinator approval
1296

GEOPHYS 712

: Climate Dynamics
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines physical processes underlying Earth's climate and variations of climate in both space and time, providing a basis for understanding, observing, modelling and predicting natural and anthropogenic climate changes. Topics include Earth's energy budget, atmospheric radiation, greenhouse effect, ocean heat content, the meridional heating imbalance that drives the general circulation, and seasonal and long-term climate variations and changes.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: GEOPHYS 311 or other 600 or 700 level courses approved by the Programme Coordinator
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GEOPHYS 712

: Climate Dynamics
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Examines physical processes underlying Earth's climate and variations of climate in both space and time, providing a basis for understanding, observing, modelling and predicting natural and anthropogenic climate changes. Topics include Earth's energy budget, atmospheric radiation, greenhouse effect, ocean heat content, the meridional heating imbalance that drives the general circulation, and seasonal and long-term climate variations and changes.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: GEOPHYS 311 or other 600 or 700 level courses approved by the Programme Coordinator
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GEOPHYS 713

: Turbulent Processes in Climate
2020 Semester One (1203)
Examines turbulent processes in the atmosphere, oceans, and at their interface, and the associated transport and exchange of momentum, energy, and moisture. In the atmosphere these processes include phase changes and the course will explore cloud formation, dynamics, and precipitation. Students are expected to know the basics of fluid mechanics and vector calculus.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: GEOPHYS 311 or Programme Coordinator approval
1299

GEOPHYS 761

: Subsurface Characterisation with Geophysical Methods
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Pertains to subsurface characterisation through the inversion of geophysical observations. The course covers a combination of rock physics, seismic methods, ground-penetrating radar, as well as gravity, magnetic and electrical methods.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: GEOPHYS 330, EARTHSCI 361 or GEOLOGY 361 or GEOPHYS 361 or equivalent
Restriction: GEOPHYS 763
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GEOPHYS 761

: Subsurface Characterisation with Geophysical Methods
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Pertains to subsurface characterisation through the inversion of geophysical observations. The course covers a combination of rock physics, seismic methods, ground-penetrating radar, as well as gravity, magnetic and electrical methods.
Subject: Geophysics
Prerequisite: GEOPHYS 330, EARTHSCI 361 or GEOLOGY 361 or GEOPHYS 361 or equivalent
Restriction: GEOPHYS 763