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Marine Biology (6 points)


Leader: Dr John Beardall

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

Synopsis: The diversity, ecology and ecophysiology of marine organisms and the environments in which they live, including the impact of humans. These topics will be placed in the context of specific marine ecosystems including coastal habitats, coral reefs, open oceans, the deep sea and polar ecosystems. The practical component will be taught as a field course at the Queenscliff Marine Station in February.

Assessment: Examination (2.5 hours): 60% + Practical work/field work/projectwork: 40%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures, equivalent of 3 hours laboratory/field work per week

Prerequisites: 12 points from level 2 BOT/ZOO/BIO including either BOT2041, BOT2042, BIO2181, ZOO2031 or BIO2231

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