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Environmental Science 1 - the Dynamic Environment (6 points)


Leader: Mr Wayne Kirstine

Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)
Singapore First semester 2003 (OCL)
Malaysia Second semester 2003 (Day)

Synopsis: This subject introduces students to the global environment and its basic natural systems. The fundamental structure and functioning of natural systems is explored, emphasising the interrelationships between geological, climatological and ecological processes. Major themes include the diversity and interrelationships of the biotic and abiotic components of the environment, the nature of environmental change, and human impacts on both biotic and abiotic components of natural systems. The level of study will range from local issues to regional and global impacts. The subject is taught by internal lectures, tutorials and fieldwork, and also by distance education.

Assessment: Three written assignments/reports: 45% + Examination (2 hours): 55%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week (3 x 1-hour lectures, 1 hour of tutorial activity)

Prohibitions: GES1000, GAS1011

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