Credit points: 15
This subject will cover the hydrological, chemical, biological, ecological and environmental processes in the freshwater environment with emphasis on lakes, rivers and wetlands. The ecology of the microbial system, phytoplankton, zooplankton, macroinvertebrates, and fish communities of inland waters will form the major component of the subject. Students will also examine major management issues associated with the impacts of human activities such as water extraction, pollution, land-water interactions and land clearance on water quality and river health.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorEwen Silvester
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites CHE1BAS or CHE1CHF or CHE1GEN
Incompatible subjects WEM2EPA, WEM2EPB
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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwen Silvester
One 3.0 days field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Five 3.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Exam (2 hours) End of semester||65|
|Oral presentation (20 mins) Week 4||10|
|Practical Report (2000 words) Week 8||25|