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Unit of Study MRNE5007 Marine Pollution (2024)

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    There will be a 2-day compulsory residential for Online students that will be held on the Lismore campus or the National Marine Science Centre, Coffs Harbour. There will be a 1-day compulsory residential for on campus (NMSC) students that will be held at the National Marine Science Centre, Coffs Harbour. Please refer to for further information on timetables.

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

define the different sources of aquatic pollution and evaluate the way different pollutants impact aquatic ecosystems

perform quantitative analysis of pollution and compare against guidelines

synthesise knowledge to define the complex links between catchment management and aquatic pollution

research and present sound scientific information for appropriate audiences.

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