MALLEE FIELD COURSE
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
The aim of this course is to provide you with the opportunity to conduct environmental research in the field in an important biogeographical region, namely the Mallee. You will work in small groups to conduct a research project that you will develop yourselves under the guidance of a staff member. Possible research topics include effects of habitat fragmentation upon avian, mammalian or invertebrate communities, behavioural ecology of birds and lizards, ecological responses to fire, cropping and grazing pressures, significance of old growth Mallee to faunal communities. Skills: experimental design and planning, hands-on experience of data collection in the field, team work, data collation and statistical analysis, written and oral presentation, SPSS computer package.
Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Clarke
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesBIO2POS AND (ZOO2AP OR ZOO2FE)
Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management
Quota-conditions or rulesAcademic achievement in prerequisite subjects BIO2POS and ZOO2FE or ZOO2AP.
Special conditionsStudents MUST check details of dates & costs of field trips with the department. This field course incurs additional costs.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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