Landscape ecology emphasizes the interaction between spatial pattern and ecological processes. Focus is on the role of spatial heterogeneity in affecting the distribution and abundance of organisms, mass and energy transfers, and alterations of this structure by natural or anthropogenic forces. Implications for wildlife management and conservation are discussed.
- GEOG 101A or GEOG 103; and
- one of GEOG 226, STAT 255, STAT 260; and
- one of BIOL 215, ES 240, ES 348; and
- one of MATH 100, MATH 102, MATH 151, MATH 162.