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SLE101 - Techniques in Environmental Science

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SQB122, SQE131

EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Tricia Wevill





Incompatible with:

SQB122, SQE131

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 3 hour practical per week


This unit emphasises skills for the collection of environmental data in the field. Field skills developed will include animal and/or plant identification and the use of keys, field survey and monitoring methods, and quantitative assessment techniques. Methods for the analysis of environmental data, interpretation and presentation will also be covered. Newer techniques such as global positioning systems (GPS), geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing will be discussed.


Practical reports (4x 10%) 40%, group work (report 20%, presentation 10%) 30%, examination 30%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

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