Available in 2013
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Focuses on specific marine ecological concepts, recognising the importance, complexity and fragile aspects of the marine environment. Topics include the effects of oceanographic factors on marine organisms, marine sediment ecology, marine habitats, nutrient cycles and human impacts.
Students who have passed MARI2900 may not enrol in MARI2320. Students who have passed MARI2900 can not count MARI2320 towards their degree.
In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory Workplace Health and Safety requirement. Students will receive full information on this compulsory course component in the course outline provided by the school.
|Objectives||On successful completion of the course students will
1. be prepared for more advanced marine ecological courses
2. have a framework of knowledge and experience for the more practical work requirements of marine ecological courses.
2.Oceanographic Factors and Effects on Marine Organisms.
3.Marine Sediment Ecology
a) Marine provinces (zones)
b) Pelagic habitats
c) Benthic habitats
d) Intertidal habitats
f) Deep ocean
5.Special Habitat Types:
a) Sea grasses
d) Coral reefs
e) Kelp beds
a) Island ecology
b) Symbiotic relationships
c) Reproductive ecology
e) Nutrient cycles
f) Human impacts
|Transition||Students who have passed MARI2900 may not enrol in MARI2320. Students who have passed MARI2900 can not count MARI2320 towards their degree.|
|Assumed Knowledge||MARI230O Marine Biology
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Laboratory: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for MARI2320|