Examines the ways in which natural geological processes and geological materials can influence, and are influenced by, human activity, and how they impact on land use options. Topics studied include natural hazards, pollution of the environment, and the influence of geology on construction. Emphasis is on understanding the relevant geological processes and developing the scientific skills that are necessary to understand, and mitigate, environmental problems.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science and Information Technology|
|School||School of Environmental and Life Sciences|
Not currently offered
Previously offered in 2006, 2005, 2004
Land Use Planning, Hazard Analysis and Risk Analysis Methods in Environmental Geology (Remote Sensing, Photogeology, Geophysics, Geochemistry) Natural Hazards (Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Landslides, Subsidence) Waste Disposal Soil and Groundwater Pollution Environmental Impact of Mining Engineering Properties of Rocks and Soils Geology and Construction
|Assumed Knowledge||GEOS2130 or GEOS2150.|
|Timetable||2017 Course Timetables for GEOS3221|