49126 Environmental Management of Land

This subject examines the basic concepts and principles of land resource compilation requirements for environmental planning and management. Topics include management strategies for wetland development, coastal rehabilitation, as well as for landscapes with acid sulphate soil, salinity and contamination problems. Knowledge is also gained in environmental auditing and in visual assessment used in landscape design. On completion the student should be able to interpret and critically evaluate the affects of physical and social limitations on urban and semi-urban land use change and devise sustainable development and management strategies.

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