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ENV2201 Land Studies

Short Description: Land Studies
Units : 1
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


This course introduces the physical land resources of geology, soils, landform, climate, vegetation and fauna; the need for and the principles of resource management and ecosystem operation; and the major causes of land degradation (physical, chemical and biological). It also includes an introduction to the purpose of and methods involved in undertaking land resource surveys and land evaluations. An important tool in land resource management, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), is perused in detail to ensure applicable knowledge of the processes and legislative requirements associated with EIA.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 1 December 2021