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SCI3206 Environmental Investigation and Monitoring
Credit Points: 15
SCI1185 Ecology
As well as one of the following:
SCI1186 Understanding Pollution
SCI1193 Introduction to Environmental Science

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 examined and a relevant sub-set will be implemented. The unit also involves analysing and presenting data in ways relevant to environmental investigations.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAACHMApplied Chemistry Major
K57Bachelor of Science (Conservation and Wildlife Biology)
Y39Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management)
G87Bachelor of Science (Marine and Freshwater Biology)
MAAAEWEnvironmental Management Major
MABUVCPhysical Sciences Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014