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Joshua J Lawler
CFR 550
Seattle Campus

Graduate Seminar

Graduate seminar to evaluate and discuss current research topics. Topics and requirements vary. Offered: AWSp.

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Fall 2008

Advanced Topics in Landscape Ecology

Landscape ecology is the study of both the drivers of spatial pattern and the effects of those patterns on ecological systems. This seminar will address a wide range of relatively complex topics in landscape ecology. Students will read 2-3 papers per week and take turns leading discussions. Potential discussion topics include: chaos theory, metapopulation dynamics, circuit theory, ecosystem services, conservation planning, and forecasting exotic invasions and spread.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Joshua J Lawler
Date: 06/03/2008