EARTH231

Water Resources, Weather and Climate

Introduction to physical processes that influence the distribution of water in space and time within Aotearoa-New Zealand. Topics include mid-latitude weather and atmospheric precipitation processes that ultimately affect the availability of water across Aotearoa-New Zealand's diverse landscapes: a description of surface water resources; key hydrological processes acting on water and affecting its availability; utilisation and modification of hydrological systems and processes by human activities; and anticipated future changes in climate.

Introduction to physical processes that influence the distribution of water in space and time within Aotearoa-New Zealand. Topics include mid-latitude weather and atmospheric precipitation processes that ultimately affect the availability of water across Aotearoa-New Zealand's diverse landscapes: a description of surface water resources; key hydrological processes acting on water and affecting its availability; utilisation and modification of hydrological systems and processes by human activities; and anticipated future changes in climate.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): EARTH101 or ENVSC101 or ERTH103 or ERTH104 or ENVS101 or GEOG103
Internal assessment / examination: 50:50
Restriction(s): ERTH245

Semesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
20A (HAM)A Semester : 2 Mar 2020 - 28 Jun 2020 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures for Water Resources, Weather and Climate (EARTH231)

DayStartEndRoomDates
Tue3:00 PM4:00 PMMSB.1.01Mar 2 - Jun 7
Wed10:00 AM11:00 AMMSB.1.01Mar 2 - Jun 7

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees

Fees for 2020 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2019 paper outlines are available for EARTH231. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2020 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Earth Sciences | Environmental Engineering | Environmental Planning | Environmental Sciences | Hydrology

Other available years: Water Resources, Weather and Climate - EARTH231 (2019) , Water Resources, Weather and Climate - EARTH231 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 16 October 2019 10:03am
Indicative fees current as of : 29 July 2019 3:04pm

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