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Awabakal Environmental Education Centre

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Geography - Earth's Natural Systems (Wetlands Campus)

Stage 6 

A geographical investigation of a freshwater wetland environment, the uniqueness and value along with threats and management.

This program includes:

Short Introduction on the day

Fieldwork including:

  • Data collection and analysis using a variety of fieldwork instruments and connection to the atmospheric, hydrological, geomorphic and ecological systems.
  • Equipment used during the program includes: hygrometer, anemometer, compass, water thermometer, water and soil pH testing equipment, turbidity tube, kestrel, clinometer, data logger, GPS, maps.
  • Development of a vegetation transect and quadrat.
  • Analysis of the values of this wetland ecosystem and how these have changed over time.Examination of issues, threats and management to this wetland ecosystem.

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