Introduction to Marine and Antarctic Science A
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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Describe the historical, legal and political background to contemporary Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
- Identify environmental, economic and social values of Antarctic, marine and coastal environments to understand their importance for national and international policy making.
- Discuss the drivers of change that impact on the environmental, economic and social values of Antarctic, marine and coastal environments.
- Describe the mechanisms and strategies used to manage Antarctic, marine, and coastal issues.
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KSA101 will provide a background to the science and management of the seas with focus on Antarctic and Southern Ocean. On the completion of this subject, students will demonstrate a knowledge and comprehension of the contemporary issues facing Antarctic, marine and coastal environments, and the management strategies used to optimise the value (market and non-market) of these areas.
- Quiz (10%)
- Presentation (10%)
- Final Exam (40%)
- Essay (20%)
- Abstract (5%)
- Essay (15%)
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