10 Credits SPRINGor SPRING

Aims/Description: The module will introduce the history of, and conceptual framework for, thinking about ecological processes at the landscape scale, examine the application of ecological ideas to landscape processes and problems, and discuss examples of the application of landscape ecology to the management of ecosystem services.

Teaching Methods: Teaching will comprise 10 lectures, plus computer-based workshops on managing, displaying and analysing landscape data using GIS. The entire module will be run as an intensive course over 5 days, comprising 2 lectures and a 2h IT session on each day, plus informal independent problem-solving & discussion exercises.
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Animal and Plant Sciences):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK