Natural Resources Engineering

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Qualifications

Overview

Natural resources and environmental engineers improve or maintain the sustainability of natural resources through creative design and wise application of technology. Natural resources engineering takes into consideration both the impact of humans on natural systems and the impact of natural systems on humans.

Natural resources and environmental engineering is the application of the physical (and social) sciences, using a system-based approach to design technology for the sustainable development, management and conservation of our natural resources. These resources include land, soils, water, the atmosphere, renewable energy and biological resources (such as plants and animals). Wastes are also considered resources, which can be recycled in a variety of ways and end products utilised.

Contact us

Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering

Phone +64 3 369 4222Email engdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

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Postal address College of Engineering | Te Rāngai Pūkaha University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha Private Bag 4800 Christchurch 8140 New Zealand

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