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Overview

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.
Study Level

Undergraduate

Offering Terms

Term 3

Campus

Kensington

Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours

4

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Fees

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