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196.206 Conservation Ecology (15 credits)

This course focuses on terrestrial ecology, including evolutionary, population, community, ecosystem and landscape ecology, and the application of ecological theories to conservation biology. New Zealand and overseas case studies are considered throughout the course. An analytical approach is taken in the field trips and laboratory work, including the use of statistics to identify patterns in plant and animal distributions, test ecological hypotheses and the effect of conservation actions. The course consists of lectures, laboratory exercises and a compulsory two-day weekend field trip.

Note(s): Students who have passed a 100-level statistics course and one of (199.101 or 199.103 or 120.101 or 121.103) may apply for a prerequisite waiver to enrol in this course using the special permission process.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 1611xx and 196.101
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level.
  • Restriction(s): 196.205

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus