Students will be required to conduct fieldwork activities to satisfactorily complete this unit. Additional costs are associated with this unit.
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 UTAS/AMC training vessels. Students will receive theoretical and practical training in current methods of collection of biological, ecological and social 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, netting and surveys.
|Unit name||Field Research Techniques for Aquatic Ecosystems|
|Faculty/School||Australian Maritime College
National Centre for Marine Conservation & Resource Sustainability
|Discipline||National Centre for Marine Conservation & Resource Sustainability|
Dr James Haddy, Mr Mike Williams and Dr Jeff Wright
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Semester||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2015: $1,096.00||2015: $2,404.00||050701|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Block taught 2 weeks intensive study.
Coursework: 100%, Examination: 0%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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