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.
|Unit name||Marine Biosecurity|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Ecology and Biodiversity|
Dr Jeff Wright
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Weekly for 13 weeks, 2h lectures, 2h tutorials, 0 practicals
Coursework: 50%, Examination: 50%
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