WATR 602

Water Quality and Quantity Assessment

Course overview

*This course is not currently being offered in 2023.
You’ll learn the picture data can reveal to characterise and describe a water resource.

Course information

Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,356.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Identify the critical factors affecting the state of a water body, and changes in that state.
  2. Design and implement a monitoring programme to assess the state of a water environment and assess the effects of an activity on a water body.
  3. Use monitoring data effectively in water body state assessment.
  4. Recognise the need for, and be able to use, water guidelines standards and indicators.
  5. Be familiar with examples of water assessment and change management in Aotearoa-New Zealand.
  6. Communicate these concepts effectively to a target audience.

Course examiners

Issie barrett

Isabelle Barrett


Department of Environmental Management