GEOG206-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

Resource and Environmental Management

15 points
15 Jul 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

Description

This course will provide students with a general introduction to debates in resource and environmental management, an understanding of the policies and practices of such management in New Zealand, a critical analysis of the concepts upon which these are based, and an insight into practical issues in this field, including environmental and social impact analysis and the Resource Management Act.

Learning Outcomes

  • After completing this course, we expect you to have gained the following:
  •         An understanding of key concepts of the political economy of contemporary resource and environmental management, with emphasis on New Zealand and reference to other countries;
  •         An understanding of some of the ways humans interact with, shape, and sometimes transform landscapes;
  •         An understanding of the institutional players in New Zealand resource management, and how they work together, or at odds, to manage, conserve, exploit, or transform natural resources;
  •         An understanding of how the Resource Management Act works and how it is applied, along with the implementation of Assessments of Environmental Effects.

Pre-requisites

Any 30 points of 100 level geography, or GEOG106 and ENVR101, or entry with approval of the Head of Department.

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 E6 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 A6 Lecture Theatre (19/7-9/8, 23/8, 13/9-27/9, 11/10-18/10)
C2 Lecture Theatre (16/8, 4/10)
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 15:00 - 17:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab 5 Aug - 11 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
30 Sep - 6 Oct
02 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab 5 Aug - 11 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
30 Sep - 6 Oct
03 Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab 5 Aug - 11 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
30 Sep - 6 Oct
04 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 001 Computer Lab 5 Aug - 11 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
30 Sep - 6 Oct

Course Coordinator

Ann Brower

Course links

Library portal

Additional Course Outline Information

Field Trip

There will be one field trip, of one day, to Cass Field Station, on 29 or 30 September.  
Students will be randomly assigned into the Saturday or the Sunday field trip.  
During the first week of class, you will be able to swap with one another.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $850.00

International fee $4,000.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Earth and Environment on the department and colleges page.

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