BIO3820-Timetable of Topics-2018

Schedule & Timetable of Topics - 2018 (Clayton Campus)

Week Date LecturesDateTutorial


1
24/7
1
What and where are the tropics?
RR


24/7


Introduction to the unit


RR/BW
24/7
2
What and where are the tropics?
RR


2
31/7
3
Biogeography and evolution in the tropics
RR


31/7


Field Trip Projects


RR/BW
31/7
4
Biogeography and evolution in the tropicsRR


3
7/85Tropical rainforest biodiversityRR   
7/86Tropical rainforest biodiversityRR


4
14/87Animal and plant interactionsRR   
14/88Animal and plant interactionsRR


5
21/8 9 Trophic dynamics from the animal perspective RR   
21/810Tropical savannahs and dry forests  RR


6
28/811Introduction to tropical forest dynamics GR   
28/812Tropical rainforest structure   GR



7
4/913Tropical rainforest floral species richness and biodiversity GR

4/9


Mid-semester exam


RR/BW
4/914Tropical rainforest floral species richness and biodiversity GR



8
11/915Tropical vertebrate diversity - mammals/primates RC

11/9


Mid-semester exam post-mortem and project review


RR/BW
11/916Amphibian diversity & reproduction  RC


9
 18/917Rainforest development and dynamicsRR

18/9


Field Trip - Final Preparation


RR/BW
 18/918Natural History of Borneo RR
Semester Break:  Borneo Field Trip - Friday  21st to Saturday 29th September


10
2/1019Trophic dynamics from the plant perspective  GR

2/10


Field trip project review and discussion


RR/BW
2/1020Carbon flux and primary productivity GR



11
 9/1021Conservation & management issues in the tropicsDB   
 9/1022Conservation & management issues in the tropicsDB


12
16/1023Conservation of megafauna RC   
16/1024Avian diversity in the tropicsRC
Lectures:  Tuesday 9-11am (23Col/E6)
Tutorial: Tuesday 11am (50Col/G02B) - Jock Marshall Reserve Lab
Lecturers: RR - Assoc Prof Richard  Reina, GR - Assoc Prof Gerry Rayner, RC - Dr Rohan Clarke, DB - Dr David Baker, BW - Bruce Weir