A multi-disciplinary science approach to understanding the functioning of soft-sediment coastal ecosystems, from fundamental ecological principles through to human impacts. Experimental field ecology is at the core of learning.
|Paper title||Special Topic: Applied Estuarine Ecology|
|Teaching period||Full Year (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,655.16|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- BAppSc(Hons), PGDipSc, MSc
- Teaching staff
Textbooks are not required - primary literature used.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking,
Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
Engage in informed discussions related to the complexity and functioning of soft sediment ecosystems, how science is conducted in these systems, the science behind management/conservation, and possible solutions to challenges caused by human activities.
- Critically evaluate relevant scientific literature
- Collect and analyse field data using appropriate sampling strategies
- Write a scientific report that is integrated with the relevant literature