Course Details

Country: Australia
Course Title: Marine Megafauna: Sentinels of the Sea
Course Number: 2305ENV
Course Description: Marine Megafauna: Sentinels of the Sea, spans a spectrum from fundamental vertebrate biology and ecology, to scientific communication for conservation and management. Students will gain insight into how a species' unique biology/ecology may place it at elevated risk from human impacts, and how this sensitivity can be leveraged for effective ecosystem biomonitoring. Students will gain field experience associated with long-term monitoring of humpback whales, and species surveys of other marine megafauna. On the basis of their course experience, students will be challenged to develop conservation communication and action strategies. Assumed knowledge: a background understanding of vertebrate biology, trophic interactions and anthropogenic pressures on the marine environment.
Language: English
Approved Equivalent: Pending For Approval
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