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2021/2022

6EV320 Human impacts on ecological systems

Læringsutbytte

Learning outcomes

A student with fulfilled qualifications will have the following learning outcome:

Knowledge:

Student

  • has a broad understanding of how humans modify ecological systems including impacts on animal populations, communities, ecosystems, and landscapes. Students will also gain an understanding of global change and how it may impact ecological systems

Skills:

Student

  • is able to present and discuss current issues of applied ecology

General competence:

Student

  • has an in-depth understanding of the role of humans in ecosystem dynamics
  • is familiar with key terms of conservation biology and natural resource management

Innhold

Course content:

Applying basic theory to the conservation and management of ecological systems. Students will gain additional exposure to reading and understanding scientific articles and scientific writing.

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Teaching and working methods:

Lectures and seminars. Seminars will include presentations and discussions by student groups and outside speakers.

Obligatoriske krav som må være godkjent før eksamen kan avlegges

Coursework requirements

Portfolio including oral presentation and written reports at a satisfactory level (fail or pass evaluation).

 

Eksamen

Examination

Written exam - 5 hours.

Grading according to ECTS-system on scale A-E for passed and F for failed.