WATR201

Freshwater Resources

15 points

Not offered 2019, offered in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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Description

Characterisation and assessment of freshwater resources and current stresses upon these. Topics will include; characteristics and vulnerability of the hydrological cycle, aquatic processes and aquatic ecosystems, cultural values, hazards, anthropogenic use, stresses and their effects on water quality, quantity, ecosystem health/diversity and future use, resource limitations and connections to economy, tools and techniques for resource assessment.

Pre-requisites

Any 75 points at 100 level