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PHYG13004 Earth Science

Course details

To provide the student with a knowledge of some of the physical properties of the earth and how these properties are determined and used particularly in relation to environmental science. Secondly to give students a better understanding of soils, their classification, genesis and properties. On completion of the course, the student will be able to: assess the validity of undertaking geophysical surveys at a site and to understand the results of such a survey; have some knowledge of soils and be able to read a soils map.

Course at a glance
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: Prereq: PHYS11182 or ENCO11005
Student Contribution Band: 7A
EFTSL: 0.12500
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