Course description

Theory and methods of landscape-level research, analysis, and management. Methods for detecting and characterizing landscape patterns; causes of landscape patterns; mechanisms by which landscape patterns change through time; implications of landscape patterns for populations, communities, and ecosystems; strategies for conservation and management issues at a landscape scale. Students read, discuss, and analyze scientific literature in landscape ecology and apply the quantitative tools. [Prereq: (BIO 340 and STAT 250 and ENVS 300) and (Prereq or Coreq: ENVS 350 or MSCI 350)]

Units: 4

Spring 2018 sections

No sections offered