BIO3820-Timetable of Topics-2019

Schedule & Timetable of Topics - 2019 (Clayton Campus)

WeekDateLecturesDateTutorial

1
31/7
1
What and where are the tropics?
RR
31/7
Introduction to the unit
RR/BW
31/7
2
What and where are the tropics?
RR

2
7/8
3
Biogeography and evolution in the tropicsRR 7/8Lecture 7: Natural history of BorneoRR
7/84Biogeography and evolution in the tropicsRR

3
14/8 5 Introduction to tropical forest dynamics  CL 14/8No Tutorial 
14/8 6 Tropical rainforest structure  CL

4
21/8 8 Tropical rainforest biodiversity RR 21/8 Field Trip - Final Preparation RR/BW
21/8 9 Tropical rainforest biodiversity RR
5Borneo Field Trip: 25th Aug to Mon 2nd Sept RR/BW/CL

6
 4/9 10 Animal and plant interactions RR 4/9 Lecture 12: Trophic dynamics from the animal perspective
RR
 4/9 11 Animal and plant interactions RR


7
11/9 13 Tropical rainforest floral species richness and biodiversity  CL
11/9
Mid-semester exam (Held in JMR Lab)
RR/BW
11/9 14 Tropical rainforest floral species richness and biodiversity  CL

8
18/9 15 Tropical savannahs and dry forests RR 18/9Project ReviewRR/BW/CL
18/9 16 Rainforest development and dynamics CL

9
 25/9 17 Trophic dynamics from the plant perspective CL
25/9
Lecture 19: Conservation & management issues in the tropicsMM
 25/9 18 Carbon flux and primary productivity CL
Semester Break:  Monday  30th September to Friday 4th October


10
9/10 19 No Lecture -9/10No Tutorial 
9/10 20 No Lecture -

11
16/10 21 Tropical vertebrate diversity - mammals/primates RC 16/10 Lecture 20: Conservation & management issues in the tropicsMM
16/10 22 Amphibian diversity & reproduction RC

12
23/10 23 Conservation of megafauna  RC 23/10No Tutorial 
23/10 24 Avian diversity in the tropics RC
Lectures:  Wednesday 10 am-12 noon (11Rnf/S13)
Tutorial: Wednesday 3 pm (50Col/G02B) - Jock Marshall Reserve Lab
Lecturers: RR - Assoc Prof Richard  Reina, CL - Dr Chris Lee, RC - Dr Rohan Clarke, MM - Prof Melodie McGeoch, BW - Bruce Weir