GRG 335N GRG 335N. Landscape Ecology. 3 Hours.
The study of spatial patterns in the earth's biosphere found within landscapes, typically areas measured in square kilometers. Examines the processes that create those patterns, drawing from ecology, biogeography, and many other disciplines. Also explores the practical applications of landscape ecology to the study of natural environments and those managed or altered by human activities. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Geography 335N and 356T (Topic: Landscape Ecology) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and three semester hours of coursework in physical geography or one of the geological or natural sciences.