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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:May, - Taught on campus.
Intensive teaching mode at the Creswick Campus: 11/05/09 - 22/05/09. Assessment period 11/05/09 - 22/07/09.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures, 24 hours practical work and excursions delivered in a two week block |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|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 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
CoordinatorDr Julian C. Fox, Mr Mark Stewart
This subject promotes student understanding of the art and science of forest resource management by focusing on the issues involved in quantitative assessment of trees and forests. Specifically, the aim is to:
Topics include: introduction to sampling theory, issues involved in effective inventory design, equal and unequal probability sampling techniques, modern mensuration tools and techniques, designing and implementing an unequal probability-based inventory, and dealing with problem data.
This subject will provide students with an advanced understanding of:
Two written reports (2500 words each, 40% each); oral presentation to class (20%).
P A Burrough, Principles of Geographical Information Systems for Land Resources Assessment.
M S Philip, Measuring Trees and Forests.
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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 Forest Ecosystem Science |
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