238.751 Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emission Science (15 credits)

The contribution by agro-ecosystems to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at both a national and global scale. Process-based consideration of the distinctive features of the carbon and nitrogen biogeochemical cycles in New Zealand's pastoral, arable, horticulture and forest systems. The influences of key factors regulating the source/sink strengths of the land use and land managements systems.

Note(s): Students completing the Sustainable Nutrient Management in New Zealand Agricultural Short Course can apply for a prerequisite waiver.

Requirements Requirements help

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Student must be familiar with carbon and nitrogen cycles in mixed farming systems and the use of OVERSEER Nutrient Budgeting Software

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester One full semester Distance