ENV2201 Land Studies
|Short Description:||Land Studies|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Civil Engineering and Surveying|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||050999 - Environmental Studies not else|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Professionals in arts, science, education, engineering and surveying are increasingly required to have a knowledge of physical land resources and natural resources management. This course provides an introduction to the physical land resources of geology, soils, landform, climate, vegetation and fauna, the principles of resource management and ecosystem operation and the major causes of land degradation. It also includes an introduction to the methods involved in undertaking land resource surveys and land evaluations, and includes the processes and legislative requirements associated with environmental impact assessments.