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GEO3124 A Planet Transformed: Biogeography, Ecology and Conservation
Credit Points: 15

This unit explores the biogeography of Australia and its relationship to other Southern Hemisphere land masses. Themes will include water, fire, and people as locally determining agents which affect the past and present distribution of plants and animals and their relatives in Australia and overseas; the relative effects of Aboriginal land management, agriculture, mining and settlement on Australian biogeography; monitoring land use and environmental changes from satellite imagery. Practical skills developed through field-work projects on the impact of suburban encroachment on wetland reserves.

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MAAABQEnvironmental and Physical Planning Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013