SLE104 - The Blue Planet: Water and Life
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Warrnambool|
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2 hours of classes per week, 4 x 1.5 hour seminars per trimester, 4 x 3 hour practicals (or equivalent) per trimester.
The unit includes: the distribution of water on earth; the physical structure of the world ocean and processes governing ocean currents, waves and tides; the nature of light and sound propagation in water, the ecological importance of these energy forms and how they can be used to survey the marine environment; density, viscosity buoyancy and stratification; weather, oceans and climate; coastal processes of erosion and marine deposition; Hydrological and physical processes in Lake systems; physical and chemical processes in various marine environments; extreme marine habitats; appropriate aquatic science field and laboratory measurements.
1 x research assignment/essay 20%, 1 practical/fieldwork assignment 30%, 2 x tests 20%, examination 30%
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All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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