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Ecological management (6 points)


Leader: Dr Michael Barry

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

Synopsis: The use of ecological concepts in the management of biological resources to maintain ecological integrity and accommodate human use. Topics include the management of aquatic and terrestrial resources, the use of genetic techniques and concepts in resource management and the ethical, political and economic issues associated with management. The practical element of the course will involve two campus-based projects and one field-based project run on a Saturday or Sunday.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 40% + Practical reports: 60%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and 3 hours laboratory work per week

Prerequisites: 12 points from level 2 BOT/ZOO/BIO including BIO2042 and BIO2011 or BIO2051, or permission

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