Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:February, Creswick - Taught on campus.
Intensive subject located at Creswick campus, from 27th February - 9th March 2012
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 24 hours practical work and excursions delivered in a two-week intensive teaching block |
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 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 Luba Volkova
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject promotes student understanding of quantitative assessment of forest carbon, timber and biodiversity. Specifically, the aim is to:
Topics include: introduction to statistics and sampling theory, issues in forest assessment design, modern measurement tools and techniques, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, and specific techniques for assessment of carbon, timber and biodiversity. Many examples of forest assessment are provided.
This subject will provide students with an advanced understanding of:
At subject completion students should be able to design and implement a forest assessment.
Major assignment (40%), Literature review (20%), Progress exercises (40%)
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
J Fowler, L Cohen and P Jarvis, Practical Statistics for Field Biology.
|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|
Bachelor of Forest Science (Honours) |
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
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