WATR301-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Water Resource Management

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

Management of freshwater resources and current issues relating to the use of water. Topics will include; frameworks for water management, reconciling economic, environmental, social and cultural needs, conflicts over water resource use, legislative requirements, hazard management and mitigation, and future water uses. Includes a half-day fieldtrip.

PLEASE NOTE: The lecture delivery for this course differs from the standard three hour per week in-class format, as the course is delivered jointly with Lincoln University. Lectures are pre-recorded and available on LEARN, and are designed for viewing on a PC. There will be in class tutorials in the lecture room but check the course outline for these. There is a half day field trip included.

Pre-requisites

45 points at 200 level in any subject area.

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room (19/2-18/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Timetable Note

PLEASE NOTE: The lecture delivery for this course differs from the standard three hour per week in-class format, as the course is delivered jointly with Lincoln University. Lectures are pre-recorded and available on LEARN, and are designed for viewing on a PC. There will be in class tutorials in the lecture room but make sure you check the course outline for class times.

Course Coordinator

Ed Challies

Contact Person

Helen Warburton

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Internal assessment 70%
final exam 30%

Course links

This course uses LEARN as a key resource for communication, lecture and additional reference material. This course is also delivered as a mixture of online lectures and in person tutorials (see timetable note, above).

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $900.00

International fee $4,250.00

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

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 20 people apply to enrol.

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

All WATR301 Occurrences

  • WATR301-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020