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Coastal Environmental Science - ENVS811

The course is taught around three modules that integrate coastal geoscience with marine climatology, marine ecology, coastal engineering, coastal planning and management. The focus is on the Australian and Pacific Basin coasts. Module 1 focuses on: global to local scale coastal and estuarine processes, environments and resources; coastal biodiversity; coastal and estuarine hazard definition studies. Module 2 focuses on: large-scale coastal behaviour, future coasts, sea-level rise, wave climate change, detecting and attributing change; soft and hard coastal engineering strategies. Module 3 focuses on: coastal Issues and integrated coastal zone management and planning.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Ian Goodwin

Admission to MEnv or MSc or MEnvEd or MEnvMgt or MEnvStud or MEnvPlan or MPlan or MSusDev or MWldMgt or MMarScMgt or GradDipEnv or GradCertEnv or GradCertSusDev or GradDipSusDev or MConsBiol or GradDipConsBiol or PGDipSc in Biodiversity Conservation Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): GSE811
Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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