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SLE202 - Landscape Evolution

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

0.125

Unit chair:

S van Huet

Prerequisite:

SLE102

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SQB341, SQE347

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester (which includes a full day field trip to the Mornington Peninsula)

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit will include an introduction to soil classification and identification, studies on earth surface processes that influence landform development, and on general geomorphic systems.  It will also involve a detailed study of rock types and a basic study of geological structures.  Further it will examine techniques used in the assessment of the landscape palaeo-environmental history, and the contribution that this information / data has to climate change science.  This unit will also involve detailed studies of geo-scientific maps (i.e. geological, regolith and soil maps), and of geophysical remote sensed imagery applicable to geo-environmental problems.

Assessment

Three practical reports (20% each) 60%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$3750$3503

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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