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SLE244 - Aquatic Ecology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Patricia Corbett


SLE103 or SLE144



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, equivalent of 6 x 3 hour practicals and field trip per trimester.


This unit will develop key conceptual issues in ecology and illustrate their applications to real-world problems in aquatic environments. Topics to be addressed in this unit include: population dynamics and links to conservation and management of key species; interactions between species and with their environments with applications to restoration ecology and recovery from disturbances; ecosystem and landscape/seascape ecology and understanding spatial and temporal processes in ecosystem management. The logic of design of ecological investigations, including experiments, will also be covered.


Research project 40%, two class tests (20% each) 40%, assignment 20%

Unit Fee Information

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

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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