New Biogeography Course Approved!

29-04-2011
GEOS3017 Life on a Dynamic Earth, a forthcoming course at UNSW, has been fully approved and will be scheduled for Semester 1 2012.
GEOS3017 Life on a Dynamic Earth, a forthcoming course at UNSW, has been fully approved and will be scheduled for Semester 1 2012.

GEOS3017 aims to prepare final year student for a research degree (honours, post graduate) by actively engaging in scientific debate and discussion, as well as acquiring scientific writing and conference presentation skills. Students will 1. be exposed to an in depth analysis of the history and methodology of systematics and biogeography 2. gain insight into the morphology and evolution of two major fossil groups, a fossil fauna and causes for its extinction, 3. acquire practical experience in classifying organisms and the areas in which they are found.