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Environmental Management and Urban Design on-line learning tool
Environmental Management and Urban Design online learning tool
Enhance your environmental knowledge by following the Environmental Management and Urban Design online learning tool. Developed by the New Zealand Transport Agency, and based on the New Zealand frameworks, this series of learning modules offers you insights in project specific strategies and planning, real world case studies, public relation, construction and maintenance of green road development in urban settings.
On completion of the full course (i.e. all modules) you are entitled to the prestigious IRF Certificate for Environment Management and Urban Design, providing you with a documented and internationally recognized commitment to green construction and road management.
The modules of the learning tool comprise:
Erosion and Sediment Control
What we attempt to do with erosion and sediment control is to mitigate the negative impacts associated with land disturbing activities related to state highway construction. Read more
Road Traffic Noise Management
Road-traffic is a widespread source of environmental noise in New Zealand and can adversely affect community health and well being. Read more
Highway Landscaping
Highway landscaping plays a role in making state highways safe for the community. There are social, environmental and economic expectations for highway landscaping. Read more
Storm Water Management
Stormwater management practices are being used internationally to address stormwater quantity and quality concerns on highways. Read more
Air Quality Management
Road transport is the dominant mode of transportation in New Zealand. Although it provides many economic and social benefits, it also has environmental and health impacts. Read more
Urban Design
Urban design is an approach that manages the NZTA's responsibilities in built and natural environments.
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