SLE302 - Wildlife Field Studies
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Previously coded as:|
SLE220 and SLE226
Intensive: To be held over the inter trimester break between trimester 2 and into trimester 3. There will be 5 – 6 days of classes and practicals and a 4 - 6 day field trip. Some assessment will be due during trimester 3.
This unit focuses on how wildlife populations are studied in the field. Students will learn, through hands-on experience, how to survey for wildlife using techniques such as trapping, pitfall trapping, observational surveys and camera-based surveys. Field studies will focus on the interrelationships between flora and fauna and how this understanding can be used in management. This unit aims to develop strong practical field techniques. The unit will also further develop written and oral communications skills, experimental design, data analysis skills and teamwork skills.
Literature review on survey techniques 35%, seminar on survey techniques 20%, manuscript (group) 45%
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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