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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
1527

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
1528

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
1529

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
1530

GEOG 333

: Special Topic
2022 Semester One (1223)
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1531

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
1532

GEOG 335

: Applied Physical Geography
2024 Semester One (1243)
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
1533

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
1534

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
1535

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
1536

GEOG 351

: Coastal and Marine Studies
2024 Semester One (1243)
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
1537

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
1538

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
1539

GEOG 351

: Coastal and Marine Studies
2021 Semester One (1213)
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
1540

GEOG 351

: Coastal and Marine Studies
2020 Semester One (1203)
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
1541

GEOG 352

: Landscape, Environment and Heritage
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An examination of environmental change from a historical geography perspective. Approaches to investigating and understanding the transformation of environments are explored, and processes driving creation of different types of landscapes including heritage places are considered. The course enables students to place the modern environment within a historical context.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1542

GEOG 352

: Landscape, Environment and Heritage
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An examination of environmental change from a historical geography perspective. Approaches to investigating and understanding the transformation of environments are explored, and processes driving creation of different types of landscapes including heritage places are considered. The course enables students to place the modern environment within a historical context.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1543

GEOG 352

: Landscape, Environment and Heritage
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An examination of environmental change from a historical geography perspective. Approaches to investigating and understanding the transformation of environments are explored, and processes driving creation of different types of landscapes including heritage places are considered. The course enables students to place the modern environment within a historical context.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1544

GEOG 352

: Landscape, Environment and Heritage
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An examination of environmental change from a historical geography perspective. Approaches to investigating and understanding the transformation of environments are explored, and processes driving creation of different types of landscapes including heritage places are considered. The course enables students to place the modern environment within a historical context.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1545

GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: GEOG 250 and 30 points at Stage III in Geography
1546

GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2023 Semester Two (1235)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: GEOG 250 and 30 points at Stage III in Geography
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GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: GEOG 250 and 30 points at Stage III in Geography
1548

GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: GEOG 250 and 30 points at Stage III in Geography
1549

GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Geography
1550

GEOG 701

: Research in Practice
2024 Semester One (1243)
A reflection on the process of developing research projects from theory to methods, analysis, and the presentation of findings. Attention is directed to the ways in which research is shaped by intellectual histories, pressing social and environmental challenges, and contemporary academic and political debates. The course allows students to develop specialised interests in geography or environmental management.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions