Courses & Units

Marine Bio-telemetry KSA713

Hobart

Note:

Two week intensive unit with pre and post unit assignments. The on-campus component will run from 3 - 17 August 2018.

Introduction

This unit covers aspects of acoustic, radio and satellite telemetry along with archival tag technology. Specific examples will be drawn from satellite tracking of marine mammals and birds in the Southern Ocean. Acoustic telemetry will cover specific examples of continental scale tracking programs including the Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking program in North America and the Ocean Tracking Network.

Summary

Unit name Marine Bio-telemetry
Unit code KSA713
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

Prof M Hindell and Dr J Semmens  (Coordinators)

Teaching staff

Prof M Hindell and Dr J Semmens

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart 5 Week Session Aug On-Campus International Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
5 Week Session Aug 3/8/2018 13/8/2018 23/8/2018 9/9/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2018: $1,148.00 2018: $2,126.00 010999

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.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus component - Two weeks (10 days) of daily 2-hr lecture & 3-4 hr practical.

Assessment

Posters (20%) and laboratory reports (80%)

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