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GES3360

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Jonathan Brown

Synopsis

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.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Jonathan Brown

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)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Sustainability, environment and society
Geography and environmental science (ARTS)

Prerequisites

GES2130