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Biogeography and Climatology

Enrolment code: KGA209

Offered: Hobart: semester 1,

Unit description:

Introduces: (a) concepts of climatology, with emphasis on the energy balance and its role in influencing local, regional and global climates; and (b) biogeography, with emphasis on the response of plants and animals to local and regional environments.

Staff Dr M Nuñez, Dr P McQuillan For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures weekly, 9x2-hr practicals Timetable
Prerequisites KGA100 or KGA101 or KGA122 (KJG102)  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in June (60%), practical work (20%), 1,500-word essay (20%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Recommended texts etc Oke TR, Boundary Layer Climates, ISBN 0416044328
Sturman A & Tapper N, The Weather and Climate of Australia and New Zealand, ISBN 0195533933
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Geography and Environmental Studies
Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (Forest Ecology)
Bachelor of Science (Natural Environment and Wilderness Management)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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