Students undertake a number of fieldwork activities at the dune systems of Bate Bay.
The activities support the focus of the biophysical interactions component of the preliminary course, 'a geographical investigation of biophysical processes and how an understanding of these processes contributes to sustainable management'.
differentiate between spatial and ecological dimensions in the study of geography
describe the interactions between the four components which define the biophysical environment
explain how specific environments function in terms of biophysical factors
select, organise and analyse relevant geographical information from a variety of sources
apply mathematical ideas and techniques to analyse geographical data.