University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

GEOLOGY 1103UAC - Building a Habitable Planet

Career: Non-Award
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: University of Adelaide College
Restriction: Only available to University of Adelaide College students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Written exams, assignments, practical work
Syllabus:

This course is about Earth's transformation to a habitable planet. It starts with the construction of the planet in the solar nebula, to Earth's transformation to a warm wet greenhouse planet, through the evolution and extinction events that shaped and still shape life on the planet. We look at the water world that is our earth; the hydrosphere, atmosphere and the oceans. We finish with a look at our human effects on the earth system, and take a look at our extraordinary Australian environment. We undertake a day long field excursion to see some of this environment first-hand.

Course Fees

Tuition fees for students undertaking this course are charged by University of Adelaide College.


Course Outline

A Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here


Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10404 LE01 28 6 1 Mar - 5 Apr Monday 1pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
4 Mar - 8 Apr Thursday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
5 Mar - 9 Apr Friday 9am - 10am MyUni, OL, Online Class
26 Apr - 7 Jun Monday 1pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
29 Apr - 10 Jun Thursday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
30 Apr - 11 Jun Friday 9am - 10am MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: OFFSHORE or INTERSTATE STUDENTS impacted by border restrictions are able to enrol in this course and study remotely, however alternative practical activities will need to be completed in consultation with the Course Coordinator.
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10405 PR02 8 1 3 Mar - 7 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 5pm Mawson, 134, Sprigg Room
28 Apr - 2 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 5pm Mawson, 134, Sprigg Room
19229 PR20 28 13 5 Mar - 9 Apr Friday 9pm - 10pm Mawson, 134, Sprigg Room
30 Apr - 4 Jun Friday 9pm - 10pm Mawson, 134, Sprigg Room
Note: This class is only for OFFSHORE based students. Pracs will be need to be completed at a later date in consultation with the course coordinator. The pracs need to be completed to be able to pass the course.
Related Class: Tuition
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19621 TT02 20 13 3 Mar - 7 Apr Wednesday 10am - 12pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
28 Apr - 2 Jun Wednesday 10am - 12pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
19622 TT01 20 5 1 Mar - 5 Apr Monday 3pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
26 Apr - 31 May Monday 3pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Automatic Enrolment Class: Fieldwork
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13405 FL02 28 6 23 May - 23 May Sunday 9am - 5pm External, External, Off Campus