BIO2011 Schedule 2021

Week

Lecture Date

Lectures

Laboratory

1

05/03

1

What is Ecology?(Ch.1*)

RClarke

Online – 2 hours

Welcome, introduction to projects. Basics of ecological survey. Introduction to Excel

RC/FS

2

Ecology in Action: Invasion Ecology

RClarke

2

12/03

3

Life on Land & Water (Ch. 2/3)

RClarke

Jock Marshall Reserve labs – 3 hours

Community project: Sampling and data entry

RT/FS

4

Ecology & Evolution (Ch.4)

RClarke

3

19/03

5

Adaptations to the Environment: Temperature & Water Relations (Ch. 5/6)

BIsaac

Online – 3 hours

Community project: Summarising data

Quiz 1 opens Friday: Online assessment of lectures/reading

RT/FS

6

Adaptations to the Environment: Energy & Nutrient Relations (Ch. 7)

BIsaac

4

26/03

7

Adaptations to the Environment: Behavioural Ecology (Ch.8)

BIsaac

Online – 3 hours

Community project: Report consultation session

RT/FS

8

Populations: Distribution & Abundance (Ch.9)

BIsaac

5

(02/04)

9

Population Ecology: Dynamics (Ch.10) One pre-recorded lecture in lieu of Good Friday Public  Holiday

BIsaac

Jock Marshall Reserve labs – 3 hours

Introduction to Forest structure and composition project.

RC/FS

Mid Semester Break: Friday 2nd April to Friday 9th April

6

16/04

10

Population Ecology: Growth (Ch.11)

BIsaac

Dandenong Ranges – 4 hours (within lab session + 1 hr)

Forest structure & composition project: FIELD TRIP to the Dandenong Ranges (Mon 12th/Tues 13th April).

Quiz 2 opens Friday: Online assessment of lectures/reading

RC/FS

11

Population Ecology: Life Histories (Ch.12)

BIsaac

7

23/04

12

Interactions: Competition (Ch.13)

BIsaac

Online – 3 hours

Forest structure & composition project: Post-field data work up

RC/FS

13

Interactions: Predation (Ch.14)

BIsaac

8

30/04

14

Interactions: Mutualism (Ch.15)

BIsaac

Jock Marshall Reserve labs – 3 hours

Rocky shores project: Introduction & pre-field learning

RC/FS

15

Communities: Diversity & Abundance (Ch.16)

BIsaac

 

1/5 OR 2/5

 

Rocky shores field trip (Sat 1st/ Sun 2nd May). Each student only attends 1 day.

 

Rocky shores fieldtrip - Flinders

RC/FS

9

07/05

16

Communities: Food Webs (Ch.17)

RTingley

NO LAB THIS WEEK

(in lieu of weekend fieldwork)

Quiz 3 opens Friday: Online assessment of lectures/reading

FS

17

Communities & Ecosystems: Production & Energy Flow (Ch.18)

RTingley

10

14/05

18

Communities & Ecosystems: Nutrient Cycling & Retention (Ch.19)

RTingley

Jock Marshall Reserve labs – 3 hours

Rocky shores project: Post-field data work up

RC/FS

19

Communities & Ecosystems: Succession & Stability (Ch.20)

RTingley

11

21/05

20

Communities & Ecosystems: Disturbance (Ch.16)

RTingley

Online – 3 hours

Rocky shores project: Report consultation session.

FS

21

Large-scale: Landscape Ecology (Ch.21)

RTingley

12

28/05

22

Large-scale: Geographic & Global Ecology (Ch. 22/23)

RClarke

Online – 2 hours

Exam revision (Monday10-11am OR Tuesday 10-11am)

Quiz 4 opens Friday: Online assessment of lectures/reading

RC/FS

23

Ecology in Action: Marine Systems

RClarke

Lectures                                             -   Fridays 11am and 12pm (lectures are back-to-back)

Lecture Location                               -   Online

Laboratory                                         -   Monday 10AM OR Monday 2PM OR Tuesday 10AM

Location for on-campus pracs - CL_50 College Walk, Jock Marshall Reserve labs G02A & G02B

RClarke – Dr Rohan Clarke (Unit Coordinator), BIsaac  – Dr Bronwyn Isaac, RTingley – Dr Reid Tingley, FS – Flossy Sperring (Lead demonstrator)