Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:May, Parkville - Taught on campus.
May (SECOND OFFERING), Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start 2-May-2016
PLEASE NOTE: THIS SUBJECT HAS TWO DIFFERENT MAY 2016 OFFERINGS.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Five days of field work |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
A knowledge of third-year geology is strongly recommended. No knowledge of coastal processes is assumed.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kevin Walsh
Field observations and tasks include: nature and origin of the coastal materials, geomorphic processes, environmental history, coastal management topics such as hazard/risk assessment, steep coast dynamics, beach maintenance and nourishment, impact of marinas and other engineering structures, indications and implications of sea-level rise, and conservation of significant and sensitive geoscience sites.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Reading to be completed in the pre-teaching period: Bird, Coasts of Victoria.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Geoscience |
Master of Science (Earth Sciences)
Earth Sciences |
Honours Program - Earth Sciences
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