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GES3360 - Soils, Landscape and their Management

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Meredith Orr


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Relationships of soil development to landscape processes, and Australian soil management in the context of past, present and future environmental change. Students are presented with a number of soil development problems and management issues, and explore alternative land uses and sustainable land management for Australian environments.


Written (2000 words): 40%
Examinations (2 hours): 30%
Practical work/fieldwork: 30%

Contact hours

4 hours per week on average (two lectures and one lecture plus one 3-hour practical in alternate weeks, and one 2 day field trip)