Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 lectures (two per week) and 18 hours of practical/tutorials (one per week), and one day of field work. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests 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 for this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Jan Carey, Prof Michael Keough
Dr Jan Carey
Prof Michael Keough
|Subject Overview:||The subject includes methods of hypothesis development, experimental design and testing in environmental impact assessment, design and analysis of sampling and monitoring programs and their subsequent analysis, and evaluating proposed solutions for their technical feasibility and risk.|
|Objectives:||Students completing this subject should have an appreciation of environmental decision-making and the role of scientists in that process, and should understand the methodologies used for the assessment of human impacts on the natural environment. They should be familiar with the statistical principles underlying the design of environmental impact assessment and monitoring, and have experience in conducting and presenting the results of a multidisciplinary research project in environmental impact assessment.|
A three-hour end-of semester written examination, an oral presentation before an audience of staff and students, up to 3,000 words of essay work, and an additional report of up to 3,000 words implementing ideas in class to practical situations.
Graduate students enrolled in this subject may share class time with undergraduate students enrolled in a subject of the same name. The graduate students will be expected to obtain a minimum grade of 65% (H2B) for assignments or examinations common to the undergraduate assessment.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science |
Climate Change |
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