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SCM3204 Ecosystem Management
Credit Points: 15
SCM2201 Soil and Land 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 management, and focuses on terrestrial ecosystems (forests, woodlands, rangelands, grasslands etc.) and on landscape-scale ecological processes.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K57Bachelor of Science (Conservation&Wildlife Biology)
Y39Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management)
Y38Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
MAENVMEnvironmental Management Major
MAAADSEnvironmental Management Major
MAAAEWEnvironmental Management Major
MIAAAOLandscape Planning Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011