Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Biological Sciences School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Contact hours, 1 Field Work hour

Incompatible

MARS3011 or MARS3002

Prerequisite

BIOL2010 + MARS2014

Recommended prerequisite

Recommended companion

Assessment methods

Research Proposal, Report, Exam

Course coordinator

Professor Peter Mumby

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

Ecology & conservation of marine and estuarine plants and animals. Emphasis on the dynamics & interactions of populations, assemblages & communities in marine environments, including an examination of theory, methods & approaches used to study these systems (including field activities). Appreciation of the threats that impact marine ecosystems and how this can affect people. Understanding the degree to which evolutionary adaptation can build resilience to the effects of climate change. Detailed exploration of cutting-edge conservation issues and practices including marine reserve design and the importance of blue carbon.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile