International Course on River Basin Management 2015

The International Course on River Basin Management (subject ENEN90037) is an elective postgraduate subject organized jointly between the University of Melbourne and Tsinghua University in China.

The objective of joint organisation is to foster mutually beneficial interaction between staff and students at Melbourne and Tsinghua Universities. Review of case studies of river basin management drawn from Australian and Chinese experience are an important component of the Subject.

This subject aims to equip students coming from a wide range of disciplines including environmental science, social science, natural resource management, economics, law, water management and engineering with a whole-of-system approach to managing the complex, co-evolved social-ecological systems encompassed in a river basin.

The subject involved 2 weeks of intensive activities from 13 to 24 July 2015.

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