Courses & Units

Marine Bio-telemetry KSA713

Note:

Two week intensive unit with pre and post unit assignments.

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 IMAS
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity|Centre for 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

This unit is currently unavailable.

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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

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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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Textbooks

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