Ecology and Spatial Science

New technology and innovation is breaking ground in ecology. Scientists are making use of powerful satellites to gain a clearer picture of environmental changes happening on Earth and to influence decisions in conservation and wildlife tracking.

Our double major in ecology and spatial science examines ecology through the lens of new technology and spatial science. You will:

  • study local and global ecosystems, plus how flora and fauna respond to environmental challenges and climate change
  • broaden your knowledge with courses in zoology and conservation biology
  • use the latest technology in geographical information systems, remote sensing, and spatial modelling
  • learn to assess, map and monitor Australian landscapes to solve questions about the structure of ecosystems and find new approaches to environmental problems
  • learn directly from world-class researchers
  • take part in extensive field work, including trips to Monarto, Coobowie, and Calperum

A double major in ecology and spatial science opens up career possibilities in areas such as wildlife monitoring, environmental consultancy, ecotourism, catchment management or research and teaching.

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