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ENV BIOL 2520 - Animal Identification (Wildlife Conservation) II

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: 34 hours in week 1; 40 hours in week 2; 2 hours in each of weeks 8, 9,10 &11
Restriction: BSc (Wildlife Conservation Biology)
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assumed Knowledge: BIOLOGY 1101 or BIOLOGY 1401 or equivalent, BIOLOGY 1202 or BIOLOGY 1001
Assessment: Quizzes, field identification skills, data management, project report
Syllabus:

This short intensive course, in the mid semester break, provides a basic understanding of the diversity of vertebrates and the policies, ethics and compliances associated with working on them. Specialist skills in the use of morphological, genetic and behavioural techniques used in the identification of amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals will be taught. The course includes a 5-day field camp, during which field-based skills in trapping, handling, identification, tagging and collection of morphological data will be taught. This includes the use of modern techniques for remotely sensing the presence of wildlife. Students will develop skills necessary for biological surveys and undertaking field research involving vertebrates, and gain understanding of the ethical obligations when undertaking such research.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13883 WR01 40 FULL 12 Apr - 13 Apr Tuesday, Wednesday 4pm - 7pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
Related Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10852 LE01 40 FULL 11 Apr - 14 Apr Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 12pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
Note: This course is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13882 TU01 40 FULL 4 May - 1 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 5pm Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
Automatic Enrolment Class: Fieldwork
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13880 FL01 40 FULL 19 Apr - 23 Apr Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9am - 5pm External, External, Off Campus
Note: This course is not available for remote study - not available to students located overseas or interstate.
Automatic Enrolment Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13881 PR01 40 FULL 11 Apr - 14 Apr Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1pm - 4pm The Braggs, 440, Laboratory