Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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|
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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 Di Stefano
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 within 2 weeks of the intensive subject end date. There will be several progress exercises based around the main components of the course).
Major Report (60%, 3000 words; due 6 weeks after the intensive subject end date.
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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
Conservation and Restoration |
Master of Science (Ecosystem Science) - Discipline Elective subjects
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