UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

LACH4423 Ecological Systems

Credit 6 points
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AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit explores the role of landscape architecture in the practice of landscape ecology. Lectures include aspects of environmental analysis, ecological and systemic approaches, sustainable development and applied methods of geographic information systems that are relevant within the profession of landscape architecture.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for the application of ecological design principles to landscape architecture; (2) become aware of the breadth and depth of information from scientific and technological in the delivery of ecosystems services; and (3) develop a working knowledge of key principles and methods of landscape ecology and its application.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) case study; and (2) independent project. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Christopher Vernon
Contact hours lectures: 1 hour per week; seminars: 3 hours per week
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.alva.uwa.edu.au/Units/LACH4423/SEM-1/2017

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