Provides instruction in the biodiversity and phylogeny of algal groups and allied protists, physico-chemical limnology and oceanography, phytoplankton ecology, micropaleontology, seaweeds, harmful algal blooms and aquatic food webs. Particular reference is made to studies in Australian, Antarctic and Southern Ocean waters. Applied phycological research and implications for environmental monitoring, climate change and aquaculture are emphasised.
This unit starts from an advanced undergraduate level base, but includes personalized, additional learning tasks to facilitate learning outcomes at a postgraduate level.
|Unit name||Advanced Aquatic Botany|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Ecology and Biodiversity|
Prof G Hallegraeff (Coordinator)
Prof A McMinn, A/Prof C Hurd
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2019: $1,169.00||2019: $2,200.00||010900|
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.
Satisfactory completion of Bachelor of Science (Plant Science or Microbiology specialisation) or Bachelor of Marine Science (Biology specialisation)
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
26 lectures/tutorials, 13x3-hr practical sessions; Microscopy, full-day Derwent River cruise, a seaweed excursion, and a demonstration of electron microscopes and PAM fluorometry will be a major part of the practicals.
scientific communication assignment (25%), written exam (50%), practical exam (25%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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