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SCM3204 Ecosystem Management
Credit Points: 15
SCM2201 Soil and Land Processes
SCM2202 Applied Aquatic Processes
This unit introduces students to the principles of managing environmental issues at the ecosystem level. It deals with the complexity of ecosystem responses to human activity, within the context of systems theory. The unit critically evaluates the notion of ‘holism’ in environmental managements, and focuses on forested ecosystems (where much of ecosystem theory has been developed), as its practical component.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G97Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)
G85Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management)
G87Bachelor of Science (Marine and Freshwater Biology)
U81Bachelor of Science (Sustainable Forestry)
MAAABLEnvironmental and Physical Planning Major
SMCENVEnvironmental Management 8 Unit Supporting Major
MAEMANEnvironmental Management Major
MAENVMEnvironmental Management Major
MIAABBNatural Resource Management and Planning Minor
MIAAARNature Conservation Planning Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006