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Area/Catalogue
ENVT 3028

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105613

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

The aim of Restoration Ecology is to train students in planning and research relevant to the achievement of vegetation cover and wildlife habitat objectives in degraded landscapes.

Course content

Restoration Ecology presents current theories of restoration in science and practice. The ecological approach links ecological theory in lectures to practical restoration in the field. Examples of successful restoration are presented as case studies used to monitor the effectiveness of on-ground works and prescribed management regimes. Students practice applying ecological theory to habitat designs on degraded land.

Textbook(s)

Andel J. van & Aronson J. (eds) 2012, Restoration ecology: the new frontier. 2nd edn. (electronic resource) , Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, W. Sussex, UK

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BIOL 2023 Ecology

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
Field Placement (Fieldwork) 4 days x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 40% N/A
Research assignment 2 pages 20% N/A
Group presentation N/A 30% 10 minutes
Supervisor evaluation N/A 10% 10 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

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