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WATR 203

Freshwater Science Field Skills

Course overview

The course begins on 13 November 2023 and includes a compulsory week of practical work, starting 20 November. Overnight field work is undertaken at Cass Field Station.

As places on this course are strictly limited and specific arrangements have to be made to accommodate each student, students enrolling are expected to complete the course. If the course cannot be delivered face-to-face due to changing alert levels, the course will be cancelled and tuition fees refunded.

*Subject to approval


Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 45 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 100 course
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course
and
  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any course with a course number beginning with WATR (Water Resources Management) course
  • any course with a course number beginning with ECOL (Ecology) course
  • any course with a course number beginning with BIOS (Biological Sciences) course
  • any course with a course number beginning with PHSC (Physical Science) course

Credits 15
Domestic fees $943.00

What you will learn

You will learn basic field and lab skills required to measure aspects of freshwater ecosystems, including physical habitats, water chemistry, algae, aquatic plants, freshwater invertebrates, and fish.

Course examiners

Issie barrett

Isabelle Barrett

Lecturer

Department of Environmental Management

Isabelle.Barrett@lincoln.ac.nz