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Course Description

This course examines the fundamental concepts and principles of ecology as a basis for sustainable landscapes. Ecosystem structure, processes, dynamics, and resilience are considered as a basis for facilitating the design and management of landscapes in a variety of land-use scenarios, particularly in urban regional environments. Sustainable land-use practices based upon ecological resilience are investigated. Several ecological frameworks for sustainable landscape design and management including Adaptive Management and Collective Action are presented and analyzed.

Notes

The on-campus session includes two Saturday or Sunday field sessions of three hours to visit landscape sites. Dates and times to be announced by the instructors. 

 

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Class Number
12271
Type
LEC
Dates
Jan 13, 2020 to Apr 18, 2020
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $879.59 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5642
Type
LEC
Dates
Jan 18, 2021 to Apr 23, 2021
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $948.20 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information