School Of Science

Environmental Monitoring and AssessmentWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301408.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Matthias Boer

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - COMPOSITE  Matthias Boer  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
n this unit, you will develop the practical skills and underlying scientific knowledge required to address environmental questions across natural and built environments. Through practicals, workshops, and an independent research project you will learn how to design a monitoring and assessment program to characterise different environment situations, interpret data and propose management solutions to contemporary environmental challenges. The unit will introduce a range of topics, including the application of geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing methodologies, environmental sensors, the internet of things and citizen science approaches to understand and improve environmental situations, and provides opportunities to research a chosen, real-world topic to assess an aspect of environmental sustainability.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students will require enclosed footwear for field work, as well as lab coats and personal protective equipment for working in the environmental laboratories on campus

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