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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Regular teaching mode at the Creswick Campus
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures, 24 hours practical work and excursions and a three-day forest survey. Students are expected to undertake additional study of at least one hour for each hour of contact |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf R Keenan
The subject gives quantitative understanding of the role of inventory (forest and tree measurement and assessment) in planning the management of native and plantation forest resources. It includes planning and execution of a forest assessment, and processing of assessment data to a form suitable for input into forest management.
To provide students with an advanced understanding of:
|Assessment:||One two-hour end-of-semester examination (40%), a written assignment (1250 words, 20%), two field inventory exercises (2500 words total, 40%)|
P A Burrough, Principles of Geographical Information Systems for Land Resources Assessment.
M S Philip, Measuring Trees and Forests.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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|
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