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Environmental Sampling and Analysis (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Gerry Quinn

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Designed to provide environmental science students with the quantitative skills necessary for designing monitoring programs and experiments. Taught as an intensive 2-week block in the mid-year break (June-July). Morning sessions will comprise lecture and discussion material. Afternoon sessions will be practicals based on computer-analysis of real data sets using the latest software. Topics covered include environmental decision criteria, sampling design, experimental design and power analysis, linear models, before-after-control-impact designs, intervention analysis, ordination and classification.

Assessment: Theory and practical examination (2.5 hours): 80% + Assignment (1500 words): 20%

Contact Hours: Mid-year break and second semester

Prerequisites: STA1010 or STA2010 or SCI1020 or BIO3011 or permission

Prohibitions: University of Melbourne 600-401/601 + This unit is offered to students in the fourth year of the BEnvSc course and students in the MEnvSc (Arts)

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