MARS5004: Coastal Management Field School

Credit points: 6
Coordinator: Assoc Prof Ana Vila Concejo
Teacher: Prof Peter Cowell
Session: S2 Intensive
Classes: Fieldwork 80 hours block mode
Assessment: Assignment and report (100%)
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Delivery Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day

Note: Department permission required for enrolment.

The field school will be based around visits to a series of coastal sites along the NSW coast. The unit will include a series of introductory lectures followed by visits to the sites where both unit staff and local coastal managers and stakeholders will address the students on the nature of the site, its historical development and contemporary coastal management issues and solutions. Sites will be selected to the representative of both the range of coastal systems present along the NSW coast, as well as the range of management issues presented by the sites.