|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||School of Marine & Tropical Biology|
This is a field-based intensive subject which will provide an introduction to the biology of corals and physiological processes involved in building reefs. Aspects of the functional morphology and physiology of corals will be explored in relation to major issues impacting coral reefs, particularly bleaching and disease. The practical component will include an introduction to the taxonomy of reef-building corals and to lab and field research methods for the study of reef corals.
There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of statistics, ecological principles and invertebrate biology.|
|MB3210 MB3219 MB5400 MB3330|
|Townsville, Study Period 3, Block|
|Census Date 02-Feb-2012|
|Face to face teaching 30-Jan-2012 to 10-Feb-2012|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Mia Hoogenboom|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Mia Hoogenboom, Empro Bette Willis.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); presentations (10%); assignments (10%); on field and practical work (20%); report on field project (20%).|
|Restrictions:||Enrolment in this offering is restricted.|
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.