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Engineering activity and biological systems (4 points)


Leader: L Soste

Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to microbiology, human and animal physiology, plant physiology, and ecology. Industrial environments and their effects on human health. Aquatic ecosystems including local, regional and global atmospheric circulation. Terrestrial ecosystems: linear development (roads, pipelines, powerlines), local and broad-scale land-use change. Population types, reproductive requirements and population interdependencies. Land-use change and terrestrial ecosystem response. Monitoring and control systems.

Assessment: Preparation and presentation of three seminar papers throughout the semester: 45% + Contribution to class discussions: 5% + Examination (open book, 3 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 26 hours of lectures, 13 hours of supported self-learning, 13 hours of seminars and discussion groups

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