Courses & Units

Advanced Phytoplankton Methods KSA712

Hobart

Note:

Two week intensive unit with pre and post unit assignments.

Unit will run subject to numbers

Introduction

This unit introduces the latest approaches and innovative technologies used in polar marine phytoplankton. After a review of current methodologies and techniques, the theory and application of Electron Microscopy, Microelectrodes, Fast Repetition Rate Fluorometers, Pulse Amplitude Fluorometers, HPLC pigment analysis, Flow Cytometry and fluorescent staining are introduced. Tutorials will discuss recent publications in these fields. Laboratory sessions will allow personal operation and practice with many of these techniques.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Phytoplankton Methods
Unit code KSA712
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School IMAS
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity
Coordinator

Prof A McMinn

Teaching staff

Prof A McMinn, Dr A Davidson, Dr S Wright, Dr Klaus Meiners, Dr Karen Westwood

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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 Field of Education

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, 1-hr tutorial, & 2-3 hr practical, Off-campus online activities and self study before and after on-campus sessions.

Assessment

Class discussions (30%) and laboratory reports (70%)

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Textbooks

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