REM 507 Landscape and Habitat Dynamics

REM 507 Landscape and Habitat Dynamics (3 cr)

Students explore landscape change occurring a variety of spatial and temporal scales, including global change, succession, disturbance events, and change induced by humans. Via scientific readings, models and spatial analysis students will learn how to quantify landscape change and how a change in environmental conditions and disturbance regimes may affect the composition of landscapes, specifically plant and animal habitats. Recommended Preparation: courses in ecology, statistics, and GIS. (Spring, alt/yrs)

Prereq: Permission