BZ5225 - Field Ecology
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Graduate Certificate of Science, Graduate Diploma of Science, Master of Science, Graduate
Certificate of Research Methods, Postgraduate Diploma of Research Methods, Bachelor
of Science (Advanced), Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma
of Development Practice, Master of Development Practice.
This subject will focus on learning specific techniques biologists use to describe
natural populations. Emphasis will be placed on common field techniques encountered
regularly in peer-reviewed publications in Ecology. Students will learn how to employ
these techniques in order to generate datasets, to distinguish when each technique
is required, to interpret the results in the context of ecological hypotheses and
to report these results in a professional manner. There may be additional charges
for this subject. Please contact the School for details.
There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.
- to gain experience in using common field techniques to gather ecological data from
natural populations and communities, and to distinguish appropriate circumstances
for each technique;
- to develop understanding of analytical methods that accompany these techniques and
- to gain experience of the logistic requirements involved in working in natural ecosystems.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of ecology (BZ5440
or BZ5880 or BZ5420 or BZ5480) and quantitative methods in biology, and should have
completed BZ5440 and BZ5001 or equivalents.
||(BS5001 OR BZ5001)
Study Period 2
|Census Date 24-Aug-2017
||Dr Brad Congdon
||Assoc. Professor Will Edwards, Dr Lucas Cernusak, Dr Lori Lach, Dr Tobin Northfield, Dr Brad Congdon.
- 26 hours lectures
- 3 hours tutorials
- 39 hours practicals
||presentations (10%); assignments (40%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).
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process, and in case of
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