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Environmental Analysis 1: Sampling and Monitoring (6 points)


Leader: Dr David Dunkerley with staff from several contributing departments

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to quantitative methods in environmental monitoring; types of environmental impacts; populations and sampling. Origins, types of measurement of chemical pollution. Biological monitoring. Atmospheric monitoring and analysis. Micro-meteorological measurements. Gaseous and particulate matter in the atmosphere. Batch sampling and continuous methods of air quality monitoring. Soils and sediments. Surface and groundwater hydrochemistry. Surface water hydrology. Manual and automated sampling and in-situ analysis techniques. Quality assurance issues.

Assessment: Examination: 50% + Practical class reports and field report: 50%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week

Prohibitions: ENV3002

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