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UFRGS-306 Landscape Ecology

Period P3e - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, BrazilYear 2
UFRGS-306Landscape Ecology5 ECTSPeriod P3eUFRGS
Objectives:The course is divided in two parts. The first one is introductory and deals with the history of Landscape Ecology, its basic concepts, terms and related ecological theory. The second part deals with applied Landscape Ecology in the context of ecological conservation, environmental management and assessment. Classes include lectures, seminars and lab practices on basic GIS and data analysis related to theoretical and applied subjects.

Outcomes:Knowledge about the scope, concepts and applications of Landscape Ecology. Understanding of the main applications of Landascape Ecology in the biodiversity conservation and environmental management and assessment. Knowledge of basic GIS and spatial analysis and data analysis in Landscape ecology, as weel as being able to assess adequate analyses and approaches and interpret their results.
ElectiveTaught in PTMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 125 hours
Written Exam30%Lecture15
Oral Exam30%Seminar15
ReportPractice15
Paper40%Total45h
DefenceFieldNo