Land Resource Assessment - GMAT1400

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Surveying & Geospatial Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Topographic and geomorphological descriptions of land. Land cover classification: soils and vegetation. Land use: rural and urban land. Land value and land economics. Land as a recreational resource, national parks, and ecological issues. Land as Real Estate. Land Economics & Valuation. Land ownership and rights to use and redevelopment. Land from the cultural, social and spiritual perspectives. Native and other forms of "title". Land, water and air space rights. Law of the Sea and sovereign rights over marine resources. State, Local and Federal Government jurisdictions over land. Visualisation of landscapes: field sketches and plans, 2D contouring and 3D computer graphic pictorial views. Sun direction calculations and shadow diagrams.


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