Courses & Units

Marine Biosecurity JFA530

Introduction

This unit provides an overview of marine biosecurity through the investigation of concepts, regulatory approaches, assessment and management of marine invasions. The syllabus includes a conceptual and historical introduction to marine invasion biology, global perspectives on biological invasions, pathways of invasion, exclusion methods and assessment and management. Students learn to discuss existing views and concepts related to biosecurity, critically appraise policy development which addresses the issues of marine biosecurity and evaluate marine biosecurity approaches and strategies.

Summary

Unit name Marine Biosecurity
Unit code JFA530
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity
Coordinator

Dr Jeff Wright

Teaching staff

Dr Jeff Wright and others

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 010907

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2h lectures, 2h tutorials, 0 practicals

Assessment

Coursework: 50%, Examination: 50%

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Textbooks

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