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49126 Environmental Management of Land

6cp; block, distance; availability: all courses (core for MEEM)
Requisite(s): 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10061 Bachelor of Engineering Diploma Engineering Practice OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10066 Bachelor of Engineering Science OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10067 Bachelor of Engineering OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09067 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma Professional Engineering Practice OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09066 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Postgraduate

Description

This subject examines the basic concepts and principles of land resource compilation requirements for environmental planning and management. Topics include management strategies for wetland development, coastal rehabilitation, as well as for landscapes with acid sulphate soil, salinity and contamination problems. Knowledge is also gained in environmental auditing and in visual assessment used in landscape design. On completion the student should be able to interpret and critically evaluate the affects of physical and social limitations on urban and semi-urban land use change and devise sustainable development and management strategies.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus


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