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SLE101 - Techniques in Environmental Science

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SQB122, SQE131

EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Mark Warne

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

SQB122, SQE131

Contact hours:

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

Content

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.

Assessment

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

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