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ENAR11001 Resource Geology

Course details

This course is an introduction to geological resources - metals, minerals, coal, oil and gas, and construction materials. It prepares students to assess, and effectively communicate, the quality and grade of geological resources, to estimate the cost of extraction and delivery the market value of the product in local and global materials, mineral and energy markets. The course balances this with consideration of infrastructure and methods of accessing and extracting the geological resources in a socially, culturally and environmentally responsible manner. Students will work individually and collaboratively to consider resource geology issues. They will investigate resource geology in a defined context and carry out standard sampling strategies and apply techniques for grade control and resource estimation.

Course at a glance
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: 2
EFTSL: 0.12500
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Course availability
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2009 Term Two FLEX
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