SLE263 - Marine and Coastal Ecosystems
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Previously coded as:|
One of SLE103, SLE144 or SLE132
2 x 1 hour class per week, equivalent of 5 x 3 hour practicals or field trips per trimester.
Students may be required to meet their own expenses for the field laboratory course at Warrnambool.
This unit provides a foundation of knowledge on the functioning of marine ecosystems and the adaptations of the biota to their physical environment. The unit will introduce the conceptual basis for ecosystem ecology and then consider the characteristics of key coastal ecosystems (rocky, sandy and muddy shores, mangroves, saltmarshes, estuaries), continental shelves, oceanic, deep sea and polar ecosystems, and tropical coral reefs, Links between marine ecosystems will also be examined.
2 x assignments (20%, 30%) 50%, examination 50%
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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