Processes responsible for the development of coasts; how coastal landforms develop and change.
|Paper title||Coastal Geomorphology|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,038.45|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,492.80|
- GEOG 101
- GEOG 398
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Science
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- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator: Dr Wayne Stephenson
- Paper Structure
- Lectures cover topics on coastal processes and landforms and illustrate the role of
coastal geomorphology in environmental and hazard management.
Laboratories are used to develop skills necessary to conduct measurement of processes and change in the coastal zone. Some laboratories take place at local beaches.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Essay 30%
- Laboratory work 20%
- Final exam 50%
- Recommended: Masselink, G., Hughes, M. G. and Knight, J. 2011. Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology. 2nd ed. Arnold, London.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research,
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- Learning Outcomes
- By the end of the paper you should:
- Acquire an understanding of the dynamism of the coastal zone
- Understand how coastal processes operate
- Acquire an understanding of how coastal landforms develop and change
- Gain practical skills and knowledge to quantify processes and change in the coastal environment
- Understand how Geomorphology can contribute to managing coastal environments