RESTORATION OF AQUATIC HABITAT

AGR3RAH

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students of this subject will explore theory and practice in restoration ecology applied to a range of selected landscapes and riverscapes/riparian zones. Students will explore concepts in restoration ecology, including the processes that shape landscapes and restoration, restoration thresholds, biodiversity, community assembly rules, exotic species, inter- and intra-specific interactions, and ethical and social issues. Students will undertake a critical review of a selected restoration project, assessing the case study against a set of criteria considered best practice in restoration ecology.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Sale

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into SBATE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Epping, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sale

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignment (1500 words)40
Case study (1000 words)30
Tutorial Reports (5 small reports 200 words each)30