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1297.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008  
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This group covers environmental science and management.
It includes:

  • the environmental and ecological knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Maori and Pacific Peoples;
  • conservation and biodiversity;
  • public education on environmental issues; and
  • the management and monitoring of natural resources and environments for their environmental value.
This group has twelve fields:
    050201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge
    050202 Conservation and Biodiversity
    050203 Environmental Education and Extension
    050204 Environmental Impact Assessment
    050205 Environmental Management
    050206 Environmental Monitoring
    050207 Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
    050208 Maori Environmental Knowledge
    050209 Natural Resource Management
    050210 Pacific Peoples Environmental Knowledge
    050211 Wildlife and Habitat Management
    050299 Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified

    a) Ecological applications are included in Group 0501 Ecological Applications.
    b) Management of land for agricultural production other than forestry production is included in Group 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management.
    c) Management of forests for forestry production is included in Group 0705 Forestry Sciences.
    d) Bioremediation and environmental biosensors are included in Group 1002 Environmental Biotechnology.
    e) Management of land and parks in built environments is included in Group 1205 Urban and Regional Planning.
    f) Environment policy is included in Group 1605 Policy and Administration.

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