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ZO5518: MARINE SPATIAL MANAGEMENT (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

You develop an appreciation of the level of understanding of the physical and biological oceanography, biodiversity, trophic interactions, species survival and reproduction issues required to implement spatially explicit, sustainable ecosystem-base management, conservation and effective marine spatial planning.

 

Lectures from marine ecologists, industry consultants and government scientists working in applied marine management provide insights into current issues.

 

Practical work provides training in use of R, Excel, data analysis and strengthens your written communication skills.

 

Group and individual working strengthen your critical thinking and problem-solving skills and support the development of strong oral communication.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Beth Scott

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

You develop an appreciation of the level of understanding of the physical and biological oceanography, biodiversity, trophic interactions, species survival and reproduction issues required to implement spatially explicit, sustainable ecosystem-base management, conservation and effective marine spatial planning.

 

Lectures from marine ecologists, industry consultants and government scientists working in applied marine management provide insights into current issues.

 

Practical work provides training in use of R, Excel, data analysis and strengthens your written communication skills.

 

Group and individual working strengthen your critical thinking and problem-solving skills and support the development of strong oral communication.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Computer Practicals during University weeks 25 - 27
  • 1 Computer Practical during University week28
  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 25 - 30
  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 25 - 27, 29 - 30
  • 3 Seminars during University week28

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