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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Available to students admitted to Postgraduate Research Methods, Science, Development Practice, Global Development courses
Ecological overview of human impacts on and conservation of, tropical marine populations, species, habitats and ecosystems. Examination of the types and scales of threatening processes and how their effects are measured, with emphasis on coral reefs and mangroves. Further topics will include conservation genetics, endangered populations and species, marine reserve design, biodiversity, seascape ecology and restoration ecology, with case studies on marine invertebrates, fishes, reptiles and mammals. Students will be required to attend lectures, seminars, practicals and field trips in MB3200.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (eg biology or environmental science) or have acquired equivalent knowledge through other study. They should have an excellent understanding of science subjects, particularly ecology and biostatistics. This subject should be taken in conjunction with MB5300 Sampling and Experimental Design.|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 25-Aug-2022|
|Coordinator:||Professor Geoffrey Jones|
|Lecturers:||Mr Michael Grant, Professor Geoffrey Jones, Professor Marcus Sheaves, Dr Maya Srinivasan.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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