|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Available to Graduate Diploma of Research Methods, Graduate Certificate of Research Methods, Graduate Diploma of Science, Master of Applied Science, Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice, Master of Science, Master of Development Practice and Master of Science.
An 8-day intensive subject on recent advances in the use of no-take marine reserves as fisheries management tools. Emphasis will be on tropical marine fisheries and reserves. Major themes will be the status of world marine fisheries and the need for new approaches to management like no-take marine reserves, the long-term impacts of fishing on marine ecosystems, the need for appropriate ecosystem baselines, and thus the need for no-take marine reserves protected effectively in the long-term, and the advantages and disadvantages of no-take marine reserves as fisheries management and conservation tools.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline or have acquired equivalent knowledge through other study. They should have an excellent understanding of level 3 science and should have completed SC5202 or equivalent, and have an excellent understanding of ecological principles.|
|Townsville, Block, Study Period 3|
|Census Date 07-Feb-2019|
|Face to face teaching 15-Feb-2019 to 22-Feb-2019|
|Coordinator:||Professor Garry Russ|
|Lecturers:||Dr Rebecca Weeks, Professor Garry Russ, Professor Marcus Sheaves.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||seminar (25%); assignments (30%); take home exam (45%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.