Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hrs lectures and 36 hrs practical work delivered in a two week teaching block. |
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|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/
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The course covers the fundamentals of forest fire behaviour and the factors affecting it including fuels, weather, topography, fire scale and climatic conditions. This knowledge will be the underlying understanding required for the planning and execution of prescribed burning for land management and to understand the fundamentals of wildfire suppression strategies and tactics.
By the end of the subject students should:
Several small daily “quizzes” – 20%, Literature review assignment (2000 words) – 30%, Major assignment (3500 words) – 50%
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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.land-environment.unimelb.edu.au/future-students/grad/forest-ecosystem-science.html|
This subject can be taken as part of the Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Bushfire Management and the
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
Master of Design (Urban Design)
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Master of Urban Design
Master of Urban Planning
Postgraduate Certificate in Bushfire Management
Postgraduate Certificate in Bushfire Planning and Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Bushfire Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Bushfire Planning and Management
Climate Change |
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