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Area/Catalogue
ENVT 5024

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101362

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2023.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To explore, evaluate and appreciate sources of environmental information and measurement.

Course content

Descriptive treatment of environmental measurement techniques; overview of field sampling techniques; introduction to geographical information systems; overview of relational databases and database queries; storage of environmental information; web delivery of environmental data; environmental data mining; metadata.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 5 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 7 hours
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 5 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 7 hours

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Database assignment (group), Five practical exercises (individual - completed during class) - continuous assessment, Literature review (individual), Project Report (group)

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

Dr Sharolyn Anderson
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