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2014 KPA372 Aquatic Botany

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
KPA372 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014

* 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.

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DESCRIPTION

Provides instruction in the biodiversity and phylogeny of algal groups and allied protists, physico-chemical limnology and oceanography, phytoplankton ecology, micropaleontology, seaweeds, harmful algal blooms and aquatic food webs. Particular reference is made to studies in Australian, Antarctic and Southern Ocean waters. Applied phycological research and implications for environmental monitoring, climate change and aquaculture are emphasised.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: assignment (25%), end-of-sem written exam (50%), practical exam (25%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 26 lectures/tutorials, 13x3-hr practical sessions; Microscopy, full-day Derwent River cruise, a seaweed excursion, and a demonstration of electron microscopes and PAM fluorometry will be a major part of the practicals

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq KPA214 and KPA215 (with the exception of BMarSc students, who can use following pre-requisites KPA215 and KSA205).
M.Excl KPA346

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Prof G Hallegraeff, Prof A McMinn

FEES
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KEY

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