GEOG340

Field Based Geomorphic Applications

15 points

Not offered 2019, offered in 2014

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Description

This course examines practical applications of geomorphology and environmental management, providing a basic understanding of regolith and soil genesis; relationships between soil erosion, fluvial processes and sedimentation; and the principles of landscape management and restoration. Field studies and practical examples include soil erosion and hydrology of forested and agricultural catchments, urban stream and wetland reconstruction, and the management of steepland environments.

Pre-requisites

30 points of 200 level Geography, including GEOG201, or in special cases with approval of the Head of Department.