|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||School of Marine & Tropical Biology|
An examination of the plankton community and its interactions with the physical and chemical environment. Topics include: nutrients and productivity, zooplankton behaviour and life cycles and the distribution of planktonic species over space and time on a broad range of scales and factors influencing the survival of larval fish.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of basic biological principles (eg BZ1001) and marine systems (eg MB2050) and should have completed either BS2001 or MB2060.|
|Prerequisites:||(BS2001 OR BZ2001 OR AG2001) OR MB2060|
|MB5055 AND MB3059|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coordinator:||Professor Michael Kingsford|
|Lecturers:||<Person not found>, Professor Michael Kingsford.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); assignments (20%); tutorial assignment; (20%).|
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