Landscape Ecology and Management

Course ID: 
FNRM 3204/5204

(3 cr; Prereq: Ecology course; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)

Introduction to landscape ecology at different scales in time/space. Development/implications of broad-scale patterns of ecological phenomena, role of disturbance in ecosystems, characteristic spatial/temporal scales of ecological events. Principles of landscape ecology as framework for landscape research, analysis, conservation, and management.

PREREQUISITES: Prior coursework in general ecology is desirable. If you have not had exposure to ecology (as a science), you may find it useful to borrow an ecology text from the library and refer to it as necessary.