MG6011 – Hydrology and Erosion Management

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Module code
MG6011
Module title
Hydrology and Erosion Management
Prescription
To enable students to learn about catchment runoff, erosion, water balances and sustainable land use.
Programmes
  • EN1801
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Appraise the factors and inter-relationships which affect catchment processes and sustainable management.
2.Appraise causes of stream erosion and the range of procedures available for flood routing and reduction of peak flows and velocities.
3.Appraise sustainable land use and appropriate remedial measures for both rural and town construction sites.
4.Evaluate techniques for mitigating coastal erosion.
Content
Catchment processes and sustainable management.
Stream erosion and control.
Sustainable land use.
Coastal erosion and control