Disturbance Ecology

Registration Eligibility
open
Start Date
03/02/2017
End Date
03/02/2019
Description
Fire, flood, earthquake, and the like are categorized as major disturbances that create strong impact on the ecosystems. In this course, participants will learn about the various types of disturbances that have major effects on the ecosystems and landscapes. Disturbance also plays a role in land management and
ecosystem structure and function, which is explained in the presentation.
There is a discussion and deep delves into the topic to help participants understand these issues, whichin effect will aid in producing resilient designs for the benefit of the community.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Remediation / Brownfields
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the major types of ecological disturbances and how they influence site potential,
productivity, and sustainability.
2. Describe the role of disturbance in ecosystem structure and function.
3. Describe the difference between ecological disturbances and
perturbations.
4. Describe how perturbations and disruption of natural disturbance regimes influence ecosystems.
5. Describe resource management and ecosystem restoration options using disturbance.
Instructors
J. Boone Kauffman, Lead Scientist - Illahee Sciences International
Website Registration
Course Codes
LA-17021
Provider
ISDM


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