Coastal Resource Management - GEOS3921

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

Excluded: GEOH3921

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course focuses on coastal resource assessment and management. Topics include: Australian coastal zone policy; coastal ersoion and conservation; soil and water acidification; global shrimp farming issues and management; oyster farming; causes of fish kills and fish disease outbreaks; estuary management; coastal water resource management; recreational and commercial fisheries; coastal wetlands.

The course considers Australian and global perspectives on current and emerging coastal resource management issues. Students participate in group work to develop skills in resource management.

Note: Due to revisions of Geography at UNSW, all courses previously offered as GEOH3921 have been given an equivalent course code GEOS3921 from semester 1, 2007.


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