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SCI3206 Environmental Investigation and Monitoring
Credit Points: 15
SCI1185 Ecology
SCI1186 Understanding Pollution

This unit examines the theory and practice of conducting investigations into the presence and spatial extent of biological, chemical and physical agents in the environment.  It explores the rationale and design considerations in undertaking investigations.  The range of monitoring methods and techniques available to sample biological and chemical agents as well as noise and radiation in the environment will be described. The unit also examines how the data from investigations should be analysed and presented.

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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)
G87Bachelor of Science (Marine and Freshwater Biology)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011