Earth Sciences Papers at Tauranga (2020)
Earth Sciences offers a broad understanding of Earth's landscape features and processes and includes a range of branches of the subject, including soil science, hydrology, geomorphology, physical geography, volcanology, sedimentary geology, coastal marine studies, engineering geology and environmental science.
Earth Sciences is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Bachelor of Science (Technology) (BSc(Tech)). Earth Sciences may also be taken as a second major in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Earth Sciences as a single major for the BSc and the BSc(Tech), students must gain 135 points, including EARTH101, EARTH102, EARTH211, EARTH221, EARTH231, EARTH241, and at least 45 points from 300-level Earth Sciences papers.
To complete Earth Sciences as part of a double major for the BSc, BSc(Tech) or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points, including EARTH101, EARTH102, EARTH211, EARTH221, EARTH231, EARTH241, and at least 30 points from 300-level Earth Sciences papers.
Students with a special interest in physical geography should consult with the subject convenor before selecting their papers. The majority of papers in Earth Sciences include both laboratory practical and field work.
Further information regarding papers, staff and research details can be found in brochures available from the School of Science office or website.
For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.
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Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location EARTH101 Introduction to Earth System Sciences 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) A lecture and laboratory paper that explores the interacting processes that affect the surface of the Earth, producing landforms and resources, with a focus on physical processes. Topics covered include coastal processes and hazards; climate change; weathering; erosion and mass movement; soil formation; the hydrological cycle; rive...
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location EARTH241 Oceanography 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper introduces students to the broad scale properties, issues, and research importance of the global ocean via the main disciplines of oceanography: particularly biological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location EARTH342 Coastal Geomorphology and Management 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper focuses on understanding of coastal processes, sediments, and evolution of coastal landforms as a basis for coastal management. Topics covered include coastal sediments and processes; coastal landforms, their origin and evolution; coastal hazards and their mitigation; and case studies of coastal issues.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location SCIEN589 Directed Study 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) No description available. SCIEN592 Dissertation 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation. SCIEN593 Thesis 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. SCIEN594 Thesis 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ERTH900 Earth Sciences PhD Thesis 20I (Hamilton), 20I (Tauranga) & 20X (Hamilton) No description available.
2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 26 May 2020 8:32am