GEOG 457

Marine Protected Areas

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 455; 459A and 459B

An in-depth look at the challenges facing designation and management of marine protected areas in Canada and internationally. Includes topics such as network design, governance, zoning, conflicts, ecotourism and fisheries. Students should be prepared to undertake one or more field trips; a fee for each field trip may be applied.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GEOG 457, GEOG 455, GEOG 459A, GEOG 459B.



Undergraduate course in Geography offered by the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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