Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:July, Creswick - Taught on campus.
Intensive teaching, Creswick and Burnley and field trips
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Equivalent of 24 hours lectures and 36 hours practical work, delivered in a two-week intensive teaching block |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Lauren Bennett, Dr Sabine Kasel
ContactDr Lauren Bennett, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject covers principles and practices of the ecological restoration of terrestrial ecosystems from site to landscape scales. Its focus is ecological, although consideration is also given to socio-economic factors that influence restoration programs. Two field trips provide examples of ecological issues and restoration solutions throughout central Victoria, and are the basis for practical work
At the end of this subject students will have an advanced understanding of:
An assignment of 1000 words (20%), an oral presentation (30%), an assignment of 2500 words (50%).
Whisenant SG (1999) Repairing Damaged Wildlands. A process-orientated, landscape-scale approach. Cambridge University Press. 312pp.
Perrow MR, Davy AJ (Eds) (2002) Handbook of Ecological Restoration. Volume 1 Principles of Restoration. Cambridge University Press. 444pp.
Walker, L.R., Walker, J., Hobbs, R.J. (2007) Linking Restoration and Ecological Succession. Springer, New York, 190pp.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.forests.unimelb.edu.au/subjects.html|
Master of Environment |
Master of Environment
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Master of Science (Environmental Science)
Postgraduate Certificate in Environment
Postgraduate Diploma in Environment
Sustainable Forests |
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