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Ecology (6 points)


Leader: Dr Michael Barry

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to the science of ecology - the distribution and abundance of organisms and their interactions with their physical and biotic environments. Topics include ecological sampling, ecology of populations; species interactions, including competition and predation; community ecology including responses to disturbance, production ecology and materials cycling.

Assessment: Continuous assessment: 15% + Project report (1500 words): 25% + Mid-semester and end of semester exams (total 2.5 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour practical or equivalent

Prohibitions: BIO2051

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