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Management Strategy Evaluation and Risk Assessment QMS516
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QMS units are designed for postgraduate students with a strong background in quantitative analysis, mathematics, physics and chemistry.
This unit covers the concepts and techniques used to make formal comparison of alternative options for management of marine systems and resources. As there are generally several ways to model a given system and different approaches to specific management issues in selecting an 'optimal' management solution, it is important to use a systematic approach to compare alternative management strategies, including assessing strengths and weaknesses.
These approaches will be discussed for a range of scenarios with a focus on fisheries management.
|Unit name||Management Strategy Evaluation and Risk Assessment|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture|Oceans and Cryosphere|
|Coordinator||Doctor Klaas Hartmann|
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- Explain the principles and methods used in management strategy evaluation
- Apply management strategy evaluation to a variety of natural resources management issues.
- Communicate complex concepts relating to management strategy evaluation to a variety of audiences.
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1 week intensive unit (5 days) consisting of lectures and lab sessions. There will be 15-20 hours of lectures and 15-20 hours of tutorial classes.
|Assessment||Take-home assignment (40%)|Computer Labs (40%)|Paper presentation (20%)|
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There is no compulsory reading for the unit. For some topics supplementary reading material with be provided in addition to the lecture slides, for those that seek a deeper understanding of the material.
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