Vegetation and Wildlife Ecology (6922.4)
|Level:||Undergraduate Third Year Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Science|
This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:
- Version 4 - Start Date: 01/01/2013 End Date: 31/12/2013
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2006 End Date: 31/12/2006
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2007 End Date: 31/12/2008
- Version 3 - Start Date: 01/01/2009 End Date: 31/12/2012
The ecological concepts and methods required for the adaptive management of biodiversity are examined. The focus is on the qualitative and quantitative assessment of biological populations, and the implications for management towards conservation, utilisation and pest control.
(i) understand a set of current theories and best practice management approaches for measuring and analysing plant and animal populations and communities. This is assessed in assessments
1 to 3.
(ii) critically evaluate ecological studies, management plans and actions. This is assessed in assessments 1 to 3.
Up to five hours of lectures, workshops and practical sessions a week; up to 4 days of field activities.
Principles of Ecology and Ecology & Biodiversity.