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SOIL&WAT 3017WT - Soil & Water: Management & Conservation III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: Waite
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: SOIL&WAT 2500 or SOIL&WAT 2500WT
Assessment: Practical reports, quizzes, exam
Syllabus:

This course covers topics in soil and water management and conservation important to students of agricultural, viticultural, and environmental sciences. Processes that degrade the soil- and water-resources of Australia (e.g. erosion, salinity, alkalinity and sodicity, as well as acidification, water repellence, and degradation of soil structure) are examined, and their measurement, avoidance and management discussed. There is a strong focus on quantitative theory and practice of measuring and managing soil water using commercially available technology, particularly in relation to interception, storage and movement of water in dryland and irrigated agro-ecosystems. Broader issues in soil and water conservation (e.g. State and Commonwealth legislation) are also covered. Practical classes consist of laboratory, computer and field exercises designed to illustrate the concepts covered in lectures.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12713 LE01 50 9 1 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 205, Teaching Room
26 Apr - 7 Jun Tuesday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 205, Teaching Room
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12714 PR01 50 9 1 Mar - 1 Mar Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
22 Mar - 22 Mar Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
3 May - 3 May Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
17 May - 24 May Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15628 TU01 50 9 29 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
26 Apr - 26 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
10 May - 10 May Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
31 May - 31 May Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre