Australian Climate and Vegetation - GEOS2711

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: GEOS1701

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Contemporary climatic patterns and controls in Australia. Development of the Australian vegetation. Elements of the Australian vegetation and their distribution. Climate change with particular emphasis on the Quaternary. ENSO phenomena and climatic variability in Australia. Fire and vegetation interactions. The impact of European occupation in Australia.
Note/s: Field-work is an important component of the course and will involve expense to individuals.
vegetation survey

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