This unit aims to increase students understanding of lower catchment geomorphology, river health, macro invertebrates, and catchment management within the unique lower river environments of the Murray-Darling basin. Students will develop the knowledge and skill to live, travel, and lead safe multi day journeys on rivers and lakes. As well, students will develop an appreciation of the physical, mental and social demands and benefits of these activities.
Off campus field classes in this unit may require a levy for incidental fees for accommodation, transport and camping.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Due to risk management and professional/industry requirements to demonstrate knowledge and skill within both simulated and workplace environments, graded attendance and hurdle tasks apply to classes.
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):