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TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION: INTRODUCTION

Online AUSRIVAS course at UC

An online course offering training in the theory and techniques of AUSRIVAS (Australian River Assessment System) is being run by staff from the Institute for Applied Ecology at the University of Canberra. The AUSRIVAS methods can be used Australia-wide and are fundamental to the National River Health Program.

The course is offered as four online modules, plus a practical module. Students can enroll in the full AUSRIVAS course (five modules) or in individual modules.

The five modules are:

Module 1 Study design and site selection
Module 2 The habitat
Module 3 Macroinvertebrate sampling and processing 
Module 4 Data analysis, predictions and indices 
Module 5 AUSRIVAS Practical Workshop 

For information on accreditation, fees, course availability and contacts, see Course Information.