GEOS4499 Catchment Fundamentals
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit covers the theoretical components of GEOL1104 Introduction to Geology and ENVT2251 Hydrology and Water Resource Management as a bridging unit for students with non-cognate backgrounds in the Master of Hydrogeology (coursework or coursework and dissertation) and Master of Environmental Science (coursework or coursework and dissertation).
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate understanding of basic geological and hydrological processes; (2) undertake, analyse and communicate the findings of a simple hydrological experiment; and (3) demonstrate ability to asses, sumamrise and report on the scientific literature regarding basic geology or hydrology.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) online quizzes; (2) practical exercises; and (3) essay. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Sarah Bourke
- Unit rules
- enrolment in Master of Hydrogeology (72540)
Master of Environmental Science (72530)
- Contact hours
- initial 2-hour meeting in week 1; self-paced learning from weeks 1 to 3, then 2 x 3-hour sessions per week for 3-4 weeks
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.