Students will be required to conduct fieldwork activities to satisfactorily complete this unit. Additional costs are associated with this unit.
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.
This intermediate level unit provides practical training in the design, planning and implementation of assessment programs in estuarine, coastal and marine environments. The course is run principally as an intensive field course, including a field camp and where possible, time at sea on AMC training vessels. Students will receive theoretical and practical training in current methods of collection of biological, ecological social and economic data using various data collection instruments. Students will also gain experience in evaluation of ecological characteristics including biodiversity, estimation of population size and anthropogenic impacts. Current methods of collection and assessment include underwater video, transects, trapping, trawling,netting and surveys.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - L Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - L Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
TEXTS Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Spring) will be available from mid July 2014
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.