Conservation GIS

15 points

Not offered 2020, offered in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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This course is designed to advance students' skills in information location and retrieval, understanding of spatial conservation ecology, foster critical analysis of the research and statistical bases underlying conclusions reached in the literature, examine the relative strengths and weaknesses of different methods of spatial analyses, literature synthesis, understand theoretical perspectives relevant to the conservation GIS, and demonstrate an ability to identify the limitations of current research, and potential areas for further research.