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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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Term 3



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Fully on-site

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