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SLE231 - Hydrology and Water Resources Management

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Kimberley James

Prerequisite:

One of SLE101, SLE102 or SLE239

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SQE331, SQP211

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 3 hour practical per week.

Content

This unit includes: an overview of water properties as a fluid and limited natural resource and the hydrological cycle; a detailed study of the types and characteristics of groundwater, surface water, stream flow regimes and channel-forming processes and catchment hydrology, and surface-water/groundwater and soil-water-organism interactions; a detailed examination and case studies of the techniques used in assessing and managing stream and catchment health (including the assessment and management of salinisation and acidification) and environmental flows.

Assessment

Three-part field based assignment 50%, field excursion report 30%, 2 x online tests 20%

Unit Fee Information

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