The timetable for classes can be found on the University web site at: http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au/
There is 1 x 2-hour lecture each week in E7B T3:
Attendance is strongly recommended; however, the lecture will be recorded by Echo 360 for iLecture (links from iLearn).
There is 1 x 2-hour compulsory practical each week. You are required to register for one of the following timeslots:
- Monday 4:00pm - 6:00pm (E5A 270)
- Tuesday 8:00am - 10:00am (E5A 260)
- Tuesday 11:00am - 1:00pm (E5A 270)
- Tuesday 2:00pm - 4:00pm (E5A 260)
The iLearn platform is central to the delivery of course material, assessments and announcements: http://ilearn.mq.edu.au
Textbook and resources
The primary textbook for ENVS216 is Aguado, E., and J. E. Burt, 2015: Understanding Weather and Climate (7th global edition, ISBN 978-0-321-98730-3), Pearson, 596 pp. It is essential for you to obtain a copy of this textbook together with an access card to the Pearson MyLab and Mastering online system (http://www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com/au/). They will be sold as a package in the Co-op Bookstore.
We will also make use of materials from the MasteringMeteorology website to enhance your understanding the textbook, and there are also quiz questions for you to self test your progress.
When we discuss weather systems and climate specific to the Australian region, the useful reference book is Sturman, A., and N. J. Tapper, 2006: The Weather and Climate of Australia and New Zealand (2nd edition), Oxford University Press, 541 pp, which is accessible from the University Library.