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Environmental and Resource Management - GEOS2121

Year - 2018

We are in the midst of an unprecedented global ecological and climatological crisis, and consequently need to transform our social, political and economic systems. This crisis ¿ its causes, its effects, and its solutions ¿ are geographically unevenly distributed and situated. Therefore, this unit of study uses geographical concepts to consider what has caused this global crisis, how we should think about the relations and interactions between humans and their environments, and what some strategies are for managing our environment and resources to negotiate this predicament. Using examples focused in Australia, Asia, and the Pacific region, students will learn how to integrate environmental, economic, political, social and cultural considerations and perspectives, and how to evaluate environmental and resource management policies and ideas.

Classes
Two hour lecture; one hour tutorial per week

Assessment
One exam, one essay, one report, tutorial attendance (100%)

Pre-requisites

6 credit points of first year Geosciences units or ECOP1001 or ECOP1002

Prohibitions

GEOS2921

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Geosciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Sophie Webber
HECS Band: 2
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