Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:May, Creswick - Taught on campus.
Please note that this subject has a pre-teaching period and during this time students will be required to read:
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 36 hours practical work and excursions, delivered in a two-week intensive teaching block |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ students email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CoordinatorDr Julian Di Stefano, Dr Luba Volkova
Graduate School of Science
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Dr Luba Volkova email@example.com
Dr Julian Di Stefano firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject promotes 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.
This subject will provide students with an advanced understanding of:
At subject completion students should be able to design and implement a forest assessment.
Progress exercises (total of 40% and 2000 words; due May 25. There will be several progress exercises based around the main components of the course).
Major Report (60%, 3000 words; due June 29)
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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://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au/master-of-forest-ecosystem-science|
Graduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management |
Graduate Diploma in Forest Systems Management
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Sustainable Forests |
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