10 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: A-Level Biology or Equivalent Scientific Qualification

Aims/Description: The broad content of the field course is:- Identification of freshwater invertebrates.- Sampling of stream habitats and biota for monitoring, and ecological investigations.- Data analysis, hypothesis generation and testing.- Consideration of the key challenges of managing flowing water systems human dominated environments.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students registered for APSU03, APSU15, APSU05, APSU16.Restricted to Ecology and Conservation Biology Degree Programme ONLY.

Staff Contact: Professor Philip Warren
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK