EM551 Ecosystem RehabilitationUpdated: 13 March 2019
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
For on campus and online students teaching will include lectures, tutorials, and practicals including a 2-day field trip. All students will have online access to unit materials, including topic notes and guided readings, and Powerpoint presentations.
- Ecosystem Rehabilitation
|Coordinator(s)||Deborah Bower (email@example.com)|
This unit provides a theoretical and practical basis for the rehabilitation of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems following a range of types of disturbance. The unit addresses theoretical concepts of ecosystem rehabilitation such as disturbance, ecosystem resilience and successional theories as well as policy and social considerations in the rehabilitation of ecosystems. The applied aspects of the unit will focus on a stepwise rehabilitation procedure that has broad application. A number of case studies involving research, government agency and private industry projects will be used to link theoretical and applied aspects of the unit. The practical components focus on the assessment of a range of rehabilitation projects (mine site, wetland, riverine, agricultural and forestry), the development of a rehabilitation plan and presentation of research findings in a seminar.
Note: Recommended material is held in the University Library - purchase is optional
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: