This unit is designed to expose students to the diversity of views about the state of the marine environment and the impact of extractive industries such as fishing. Students will gain experience exploring relevant questions using a variety of methodological approaches to assess the state of global fisheries, impact of fishing down the marine food web , whether super trawlers should operate in state waters, and the benefits of marine protected areas. Students will be challenged by presentations from experts with differing views and gain experience in shifting through the types of information, evidence, techniques that are being used to confront challenges with marine resource management locally, nationally and globally. Students will be expected to be able to mount a testable, information-based argument for a range of positions on important marine resource issues.
|Unit name||Marine Resource Management and Conservation|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture|
Prof Reg Watson
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|2||2018: $1,148.00||2018: $2,126.00||019999|
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14 weeks x 2hr lectures
Theory Exam (40%), Discussion Papers (50%), Practicals (10%)
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